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Jewish DP’s Resisting Move from Austrian Camp Are Without Food, Army Confirms

Nearly 900 displaced Jews living in the Franz Josef camp, near Salzburg, have not received any food from the Army or voluntary organizations since June 27, as a result of their refusal to move to the Riedenburg Camp, Col, Robert Lowe, public relations officer of the U.S. forces in Austria, confirmed today. (##) DP’s have been forced to live on whatever individual reserves they have.

Col. Lowe alleged that the DP’s had broken an agreement with the Army and the (##) to move to the Riedenburg Camp. He asserted that Rabbi Philip Bernstein and JDC Director Harold Trobe have gone to Salzburg to advise the DP’s to move. He added that if the Riedenburg Camp proves too small, additional quarters will be found.

Rabbi James G. Heller, of Cineinnati, arrived here today with a mission of (##) religious leaders invited by the Army to tour Amercan-occupied areas in Germany and Austria.