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West German President Attends Wreath Laying Ceremony at Amsterdam Deportation Site

Dr. Gustav Heinemann, president of the West German Federal Republic, laid a wreath yesterday at a former theater here which the Nazis used during World War II as a staging area for Dutch Jewish deportees. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and her consort, Price Bernhard, attended the memorial ceremonies, the first event of President Heinemann’s official visit to Holland. Also present was Prof. Ivo Samkalden, Amsterdam’s Jewish Mayor.