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Seven Germans Sentenced to Prison for Killing Four Jews in Hungary

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Seven Germans convicted of killing four Jews in 1944 in the Hungarian village of Parabuc, were sentenced today to prison terms of up to four-and-a-half years by the Tuebingen jury court.

The murders were disclosed two years ago when one of the defendants was denounced by his father-in-law to police. The victims were killed near the local cemetery on the day when the fascist Arrow Cross took power in Hungary.

Two Germans were sentenced to five months’ imprisonment each by a court in Dusseldorf today for having slandered Jews in articles published in the Freisoziale Presse. Er in Eitter, publisher of the paper, and Theodor Reents, editor, received the Jail sentences for the publication of three articles in the paper in which the Jews were blamed for starting the First World War.

A memorial was unveiled in Munich yesterday to Hans and Sophie Scholl, the brother and sister who organized their own small resistance group in Germany to fight the Nazi tyranny during the Second World War.

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