New York (Dec. 19)
A description of how the Nazis used thousands of Jews as guinea pigs in barbarous medical experiments was given last night by Dr. Boris Pliskin, chief physician in the displaced persons camps in the American zone of Germany, addressing a meeting here called by the OSE to acquaint the American public with the crimes committed by Nazi physicians.
In addition to Dr. Pliskin, who spent several years in German death camps and ghettoes and personally witnessed the extermination of thousands of Jews, three other refugee doctors, Drs. Griliches, Rochelson and Zlotow, also gave eye-witness accounts of the atrocities committed by Nazi medical men.
Mr. Boris Pregel, chairman of the executive committee of the OSE, praised the U.S. military authorities for searching out the Nazi doctors responsible for the crimes against the Jews and placing them on trial. The meeting adopted a resolution calling for severe punishment of the physicians, which will be forwarded to the U.S. military tribunal.
Among the speakers were H. Leivik, Yiddish poet, who recently toured the DP camps; Dr. Max Weinreich, director of the Yiddish Scientific Institute and Dr. Leon Wulman, executive director of The American OSE, who presided.