Jewish Court Dooms Ghetto Commander; Murderer of Radom Jews to Hang
Menu JTA Search

Jewish Court Dooms Ghetto Commander; Murderer of Radom Jews to Hang

Download PDF for this date

Joseph William Blum, former commander of the Radom ##tto, was sentenced to death by a court in that city, it was announced today.

Blum pleaded that he was only following orders, but several Jewish survivors ##tified to his brutality. The presiding justice declared that as commandant of the ## and police in Radom, Blum was directly responsible for the death of more than ##000 Jews.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund