Buchenwald

  • French Scientist Reports on German Atrocities; Spent 18 Months in Buchenwald Camp

    The terrible plight of Jews sent to Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany was described by three French survivors of the camp, at press conference at the French Embassy today. Dr. Marcel Balechewski, chief of laboratories of the Pasteur Institute in Paris, who spent eighteen months at Buchenwald, told of the arrival from other camps aptured… More ▸

  • Unrra, Swiss Red Cross Arrange Havens in Switzerland for 2,000 Refugee Children

    American military authorities, UNRRA and the Swiss Red Cross have concluded an agreement under which 2,000 refugee children will be brought to Switzerland from concentration camps in Germany, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today. The agreement was disclosed by U.S. Army Chaplain Capt. Herschel Schacter, who arrived here this week with 347 children from Buchenwald,… More ▸

  • Agudas Israel in London Transmits Letters to Surviving Jews in German Camps

    The Agudas Israel World Organization today announced that it is in a position to forward letters to Jewish survivors in the Buchenwald and Dachau camps in Germany. “The letters must be addressed to specified individuals and must be written in English, German or Yiddish,” the announcement said. “They should be as short as possible.” More ▸

  • J.D.C. Team Leaves for Buchenwald Camp to Arrange for Transportation of Children

    A group of J.D.C. relief workers left today for the Buchenwald Camp in Germany to prepare 300 Jewish children there for transportation to Switzerland. The group was headed by Irene Lowy. (One hundred and fifty-six Jewish children who endured the horrors of various German concentration camps, and whose parents and close relatives are either dead… More ▸