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  • Allied Urged to Act to Save Jews with South American Passports in Nazi Camps

    Urgent action by the Allied countries to save several hundred Jewish refugees possessing either South American citizenship certificates or Palestine visas was urged today by a British internee who arrived in Lisbon this week from Germany in the transport of British citizens being exchanged for German nationals. This informant, who was confined together with the… More ▸

  • Restoration of Looted Property, Full Rights, Promised Polish Jews by New Committee

    Polish Jews were assured today by the new polish Committee of National Liberation, which has established headquarters in Chelm, in central Poland, that their looted property will be restored and that all legal rights will be guaranteed them. The assurance was contained in a manifesto broadcast by the Moscow radio. The head of the War… More ▸

  • Reported Germans Willing to Exchange Hungarian Jews for Supplies

    A prominent Hungarian Jew is now in the Middle East for the purpose of conveying to the Allies a German offer to release the eliminated 400,000 Jews remaining in Hungary in exchange for non-military supplies it is reported here today. It is understood that Britain has notified Russia of the German proposals, but that no… More ▸

  • Trains with Deported Hungarian Jews Continue to Arrive in Poland

    Freight trains jammed with Hungarian Jews have been arriving daily at the Oswiecim “death camp” in Poland since the middle of May, the Polish Government was informed today in a dispatch from underground observers. The deportees, the underground message said, are gassed in two chambers-1,000 at a time – and their bodies incinerated in four… More ▸

  • Hungarian Minister Announces Government’s Decision to Liquidate All Jews in Hungary

    The Hungarian Government has decided to liquidate all Jews in the country, it was announced today over the Budapest radio by Ador Jaross, the Hungarian Minister of the Interior, while information received here from other sources confirmed reports that 400,000 Jews have already been deported from Hungary to Poland and that the deportation of 350,000… More ▸

  • 100,000 Hungarian Jews Have Been Executed in Polish Death Camp, Underground Reports

    One-hundred thousand Hungarian Jews have been deported to Poland and executed in gas chambers in the notorious Oswiecim “death camp,” it is revealed in a message from official Polish authorities in Poland received here today. The contents of the underground communication, which is dated June 14, were made known to Dr. Ignacy Schwarzbart, one of… More ▸

  • First Transport of Hungarian Jews Brought to Poland; 7,000 Czech Jews “liquidated”

    The first transport of deported Hungarian Jews has arrived in occupied Poland for "liquidation," it was reported in a radio message received here today from the Jewish underground moement in Poland. The message was sent through Polish government channels and was addressed to the Jewish members of the Polish National Council. The message also reported… More ▸

  • 60,000 Greek Jews Murdered in Oswiecim “death Camp,” Polish Report Discloses

    The 60,000 Greek Jews who were deported from their homeland to “unknown destinations” in the Spring and Summer of last year perished in the gas chambers of the dread Oswiecim “death camp” in Poland, it was disclosed today by the Polish Ministry of Information here. Most of the Greek Jews had been residents of Salonika… More ▸

  • Armed Resistance Spread Throughout Ghettos

    Armed resistance spread throughout all the ghettos of Poland before the Germans succeeded in liquidating them, and many Nazis were killed in ditched battles before Jewish resistance was crushed, it is disclosed in a report received from reliable underground sources. At Tarnow, the report reveals, 7,000 Jews, mainly workers, engaged in a fierce struggle with… More ▸