Buchenwald, Germany (Apr. 23)
Jews of French, Bolgian and Dutch nationality found at this camp are being repatriated together with their non-Jewish compatriots, but those from Poland – comprising about half the 4,500 surviving Jews here – and other eastern European countries must await clarification of the military situation before they can be sent home.
Further details of the miraculous manner in which a few of the fathers here succeeded in saving their children were given this correspondent today. Moses Jacobowiths, a physician, saved two of his sons, Stephen, five, and Yerzy, ten, by hiding them in the contagious wards whenever the SS made their tours. The SS men were in mortal dread of contagion and they feared to enter those precinets. Dr. Jacobowitz was first hold at Pietrokoff as physician for that camp where he saw his mother, his sister and three brothers shot.
The physician said that two “trusties,” Clement Buchovsky and Carl Hubbel, endangered their lives by hiding and protecting the Buchenwald children. Another father who has his son hero, a Cracow lawyer named Harry Zweig, saved the three-year-old boy by carrying him in a sack and hiding him in his barracks.