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Anti-semitic Publisher Arrested in Germany; Aided Nazi Criminal

Robert Kremer, 38-year-old publisher of “die Anklage,” one of the most blatantly anti-Semitic periodicals in Germany, was under arrest today for aiding the escape of Franz Rademacher, the “butcher of Serbian Jewry,” and onetime head of the “Jewish section” of the Nazi Foreign office. He now operates an export-import business in Syria.

“Die Anklage” has wide circulation among the associations of “denazification sufferers,” and consistently calls all references to the six million Jewish victims of Hitler “the vilest possible falsification of history.” The paper frequently insists that at most 300, 000 were killed.

Sen. Joachim Lipschitz, Bonn Minister of the Interior, has started an investigation of the connection between “Die Anklage,” and “Berliner Blaetter.” The latter is a magazine which gives the impression of being semi-official and receives considerable support from big Berlin corporations. Its nominal publisher is listed as Kremer’s wife. The disclosure that Kremer had helped Rademacher flee to the Middle East developed during this investigation.

Rademacher was sentenced in 1952 for participating in the killing of 1, 300 Serbian Jews. Pending the appeals trial he was released on his “word of honor,” but slipped away from Germany to Cairo and later went into business in Damascus under the name of Rosello.

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