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  • German Plan to Kill All Jews in Theresienstadt Thwarted by Rapid Advance of Red Army

    A German plan to kill all Jews in Theresidenstadt in special “gas chambers” was foiled almost at the last minute, the London Times reports today in a letter from Theresienstadt. The letter reveals that “bathing establishments” for gassing the interned Jews had already been prepared, but the doors for these chambers were returned three times… More ▸

  • Destruction of Lodz Jews by Nazis Descrieed by Jewish Leader Who Escaped Death

    An eye-witness account of the destruction of the Jewish community of Lodz by a man who was deported from that Polish industrial center last August was given here today. The witness was Jacob Hirenberg, a leader of the Jewish Socialist Bund, who has just arrived in Belgium after being liberated from a German concentration camp,… More ▸

  • Julius Streicher Captured by American Troops; Was Hiding on Bavarian Farm

    Julius Streicher, the Nazi leader who was considered "Jew-baiter No.1" because of his violent anti-Semitism, was captured today by American officers on a farm in Bavaria, where he was trying to hide, using false identification documents. The virulent anti-Semite, who became infamous as a result of his pornographic anti-Jewish weekly "Der Stuermer," and who was… More ▸

  • Many Jewish Groups in Paris May Day Parade; Survivor of Oswiceim Among Marchers

    Exhausted and bruised, and still garbed in his striped prison clothes, Alexander Braun, a 48-year-old Paris Jew, yesterday marched in the May Day parade here, bearing aloft a placard reading: “I am a survivor of Oswiecim.” Braun, who headed the contingent representing the League Against Anti-Semitism, told his story to a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent… More ▸