6,600 Nazi Victims Abroad File Claims for Austrian Compensation
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6,600 Nazi Victims Abroad File Claims for Austrian Compensation

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A total of 6,600 applications have been filed so far with the Vienna bureau of the Austrian Relief Fund by persecutees living abroad entitled to restitution under the formula arrived at by the Austrian Government and world Jewish organizations, it was revealed here today.

Of this number 600 have already received a settlement of their claims. The fund will distribute 550,000,000 schillings in the next ten years.

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