Buchenwald

  • 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 ▸

  • Fewer Than 10,000 Survive of 234,000 Jews Depoted from Western Europe, U.S. Army Says

    Fewer than 10,000 of the 234,000 Jews deported to Germany and Poland from France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Norway during the Nazi occupation have returned to their homelands, according to the first statistical review on the subject prepared by U.S. military authorities. It appears from the review, which was released today, that fewer than five… More ▸

  • 4,000 Jewish Survivors of Nazi Camps Issue Manifesto to World, Ask Justice for Jews

    An appeal to “all the free peoples of the world” for justice for the Jews, in the form of a manifesto which will soon be published throughout the world, was completed here today by representatives of 4,000 surviving victims of the concentration camps of Buchenwald, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Auswitz, Theresienstadt and Mauthausen, who are now in… More ▸

  • Catholic Clergy Has No Intention of Holding Onto Rescued Jewish Children, Says Priest

    The Catholic clergy has no intention of holding onto the Jewish children its members helped to rescue during the German occupation, Father Chailley, noted resistance leader, and head of the resistance welfare organization, said today. Addressing a mass-meeting called to mark the third anniversary of the first mass arrests of Jews in Paris, Father Chailley… More ▸

  • Czech Investigating Commission Discovers Mass Graves of Jews in Saxony

    An investigating commission of the Czech Provisional Committee has discovered in Reisenheim, in Sazony, six mass graves containing the bodies of 543 victims of a “death march” from Buchenwald to Theresienstadt, the Prague radio said today. Of 2,000 priscners who started the march, only 900 arrived in Theresienstadt, the commission learned. It says that many… More ▸

  • New Palestine Arrivals Are Cross-section of Surviving Jews of Europe

    The 1,166 Jewish refugees from all over Europe who disembarked here yesterday from the British steamer Matarda are a cross-section of the surviving Jews of Europe. Among them are former inmates of concentration camps, a partisan who accounted for several Nazis and some youngsters who spent the war years training for agricultural work in Palestine…. More ▸

  • 2,000 Jews from German Camps Gathered in Tyrol Awaiting Opportunity to Emigrate

    Approximately two thousand Jews, originally scattered all over Europe, have in the past several weeks arrived in the Tyrol. They are waiting–most of them–for a chance to move on to new permanent homes in Palestine, the United States, Brazil and France. Since they do not want to go back to their former homes, they have… More ▸