Vienna Jewish Community Gets Threatening Letter; Jews Warned They Will Be Hanged
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Vienna Jewish Community Gets Threatening Letter; Jews Warned They Will Be Hanged

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The Vienna Jewish Community has received a threatening letter warning that Nazi groups in Austria “will not rest until the last Jew is hanged.”

The letter was signed “S.S. Organisation.” It was accompanied by photos of the execution of Polish Jews by Nazi units.

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