Argentine Police Discover Nazi Band Plotting to Kill Jewish Leaders
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Argentine Police Discover Nazi Band Plotting to Kill Jewish Leaders

Argentine federal police set up a search today for Horst Eichmann, 27-year-old son of the late Adolf Eichmann, who disappeared from his home here this weekend after being involved with a Nazi gang planning terrorism against leading Jews in this country.

The existence of the gang was discovered accidentally early Friday when a police patrol combing a wooded area near the Ezeiza International Airport for derelicts had been fired on by men who disappeared in the dark. The patrol located the headquarters of the attackers, finding large quantities of weapons and explosives, scores of swastika flags, hundreds of pamphlets bearing Nazi propaganda, a photograph of young Eichmann wearing a Nazi uniform.

Also found by police were a list of 25 prominent Jews, evidently scheduled for assault by the Nazis. The list contained descriptions of the homes and offices of a number of Jewish civic leaders and businessmen. Police authorities, who refused to reveal the names of the Jews marked for attack, said today that special agents have been assigned to guard the Jews on the list. The local newspaper, Cronica, reported that the gang was planning to use some small planes to drop explosives.

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