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  • Jewish Witnesses at Belsen Trial Threatened; Testify on Atrocities in Camps

    British military intelligence agents were today investigating threats received by Jewish woman scheduled to testify at the trial here of 45 Nazis who tortured them in Oswiecim and Belsen. Several of the withnesses said that they had been apprcached outside the court and warned that if they testified against Poles among the defendants, their lives… More ▸

  • Jewish Girls Describe How Women Died at Oswiecim from Nazi Medical Experiments

    Experiments in artificial insemination which resulted in the painful death of hundreds of women in Oswiecim were described here today by Helena Hamermerz, 25-year-old Jewish girl from Poland, at the trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four other camp guards. Miss Hamermerz also told how SS men murdered women prisoners by injections of gasoline and disinfectants…. More ▸

  • Jewish Women Testify at Lueneburg Nazi Trial; Describe Horrors of Oswiecim Camp

    Two Polish-Jewish women who were among the few persons to return from Oswiecim testified today at the trial of Josef Kramer and 44 S.S. guards charged with murdering thousands of prisoners at Oswiecim and, later, Bergen-Belsen. The first witness was Dr. Ida Bimko, a physician from Sosnowice, who said that of the 5,000 Polish Jews… More ▸

  • Rumania Extends Period During Which Jews May Ask Reinstatement in Former Jobs

    Jews who were unable to claim re-instatement in jobs from which they were ousted by the Antonescu Government by last January, which was the end of the period designated for such applications, will be permitted to file their claims up to January, 1946, if they produce evidence that they were prevented from doing so because… More ▸

  • Soviet Red Cross Welcomes Inquiries from Abroad Concerning Missing Relatives in USSR

    The Soviet Red Cross has set up a central information bureau to assist persons trying to locate relatives and friends in Russian territory, the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee announced today. Although designed primarily to assist Soviet citizens to find their family and friends deported by the Germans, the bureau will answer inquiries from nationals of all… More ▸