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British Jews Deplore Greek Plans to Release Nazi War Criminal

Plans under way in Greece to release Maximillia Merten, Nazi war criminal serving a prison sentence, are “deplorable,” R.N. Carvalho, president of the Anglo-Jewish Association, declared here today.

Addressing a meeting of the AJA Council, Mr. Carvalho expressed his surprise that “Greece, which suffered grievously during the Nazi occupation, would turn this notorious Jew-baiter free. It is particularly distasteful to note that, according to authoritative reports from Athens, it is pressure from West Germany that has persuaded the Greek Government to take this action,” the AJA leader said.