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  • 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 ▸

  • Nazi Guards Looted Food Sent to Jews in Belsen Camp, British Officer Testifies

    The third day of the trial of Josef Kramer, Known as the “Beast of Belsen,” and 44 of his S.S. colleagues who are accused of torturing and murdering thousands of Jews and other internees at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, concluded today with the completion of the testimony of Bridadier H.L.Glyn Hughes, deputy medical chief of… More ▸

  • Jewish Representative Will Attend Trial of Nazi Commander of Bergen-belsen Camp

    Alec Easterman, British Jewish leader, has flown to Luneburg in Germany to attend the forthcoming trial of Joseph Kramer, Nazi commandent of the Bergen-Belsen camp, who is to be tried as a war criminal, it was announced today by the World Jewish Congress. Easterman was provided with transportation by military authorities. The Congress also announced… More ▸

  • Jews in Belsen Camp Publish Own Newspaper; Deland Right to Immigrate to Palestine

    A statement by the Jews interned in the BergenBelsen camp declaring that they “can no longer tolerate the grave injustice of being prevented from turning to an honest, productive life in Palestine,” is published in the first issue of a bi-weekly magazine issued by the internees, a-copy of which was received here today. The publication,… More ▸

  • Names of 50,000 Liberated Jews in Germany Received by World Jewish Congress

    The Lists containing the names of 50,000 Jews now at the liberated camps in Germany have been received by the World Jewish Congress, it was announced here today by Chaim Finkelstein, head of the Congress’ division for locating displaced persons. “A great many of the names are of persons released from Buchenwald, Bergen-Belsen and Dachau,”… More ▸