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House Body Hears Hungarian Nazi Charged with Having Aided Murder of Jews

Ferenz Vajta, Hungarian alleged Nazi and war criminal, was charged today with involvement in the slaughter of thousands of Jews in Hungary, before a House Un-American Activities Sub-Committee investigating fascism.

The charge was made at the second day’s closed meeting of the sub-committee and issued by the American Embassy in Madrid on the basis of a certificate of identification issued by the chief of police of Rome to Vajta, who does not possess a passport, Making the charge was Paul Nadanyi, editor of the New York Hungarian newspaper “Amerikai Magyar Nepszava.” Nadanyi, according to Rep. John McDowell, of Pennsylvania, chairman of the sub-committee, said that he exposed Vajta when the latter attempted to sell him a series of articles.

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