BONN (Jul. 26)
Five tombstones have been desecrated in a Jewish cemetery at Erpting, where several thousand Jewish victims of the notorious Dachau concentration camp lie at rest, the local police chief in the town of Erpting reported today. The cemetery is believed to contain the largest number of Nazi holocaust victims in West Germany.
The Erpting police official said that several attempts to overturn tomb stones at the Jewish cemetery there were made last week, and declared he had the burial grounds under surveillance. Nevertheless, he reported, his force had not noticed the desecrations until daylight. He pledged to make every effort to apprehend the culprits.