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Marshal Tito Abolishes Anti-jewish Laws in Yugoslavia; Liberates Deported Hungarian Jews

Marshal Tito, head of the Yugoslav liberation forces, issued an order abolishing all anti-Jewish laws within six hours after the liberation of Belgrade, it was reported here today.

Seventy Hungarian Jews who were fighting the Germans as part of Tito’s forces, today arrived in Bucharest. They told the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that they were among 2,000 Hungarian Jews liberated by Tito from copper mines in Serbia where they had been sent by the Germans for slave labor.

The majority of the 2,000 liberated Jews joined Tito’s units immediately after their liberation, the arrivals reported. About 500 of them have been killed. The reminder are still in Yugoslavia. The 70 were sent, through Rumania, to their homes in the liberated parts of Hungary with the permission of Marshal Tito after participating in the liquidation of the Germans on the front to which they were assigned.