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  • U.S. Court Denies Bail to Croatian Ex-minister; Annihilated Jews

    The Federal District Court today denied bail to Andrija Artukovic, war-time Minister of Interior of the Nazi puppet state of Croatia, who has been charged with responsibility in the extermination of a large number of Jews. Artukovic was ordered held until October 15 when the Yugoslav Government will present evidence to prove the war crimes… More ▸

  • Ex-minister Who Boasted of Exterminating Jews in Croatia Arrested in Los Angeles

    Federal authorities yesterday arrested Andrija Artukovic, the “Heinrich Himmler of Croatia,” and are holding him without bail in Los Angeles pending extradition proceedings which will determine whether he is to be returned to the scene of his crimes for trial. His arrest came as a result of legal action brought about by the Government of… More ▸

  • Croatian Fascists Responsible for Murder of Thousands of Jews Dented Entry to U.S.

    The Displaced Persons Commission revealed today that two Croatian Ustachi fascist officials, responsible for the death of thousands of Jews, have been denied entry to the U.S. as DP’s, following investigation of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency dispatch from Rome. The J.T.A. Washington Bureau queried the Commission when word was received of the processing of Dr…. More ▸

  • Dp Commission Suspends Processing Croatian Anti-semites for Admission to U.S.

    The Displaced Persons Commission said today that it has suspended processing of Ustachis, Croatian anti-Semites, who supported Hitler. The action followed an investigation of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency dispatch from Rome which reported that about 50 Ustachis were awaiting completion of screening at processing centers at Bagnoli and Naples. They were seeking admission to the… More ▸

  • 20,000 in Zagreb Hear Attack by Croatian Archbishop on German Racial Theory

    An attack on the Nazi theory of racial superiority and the German treatment of minority peoples has been made by Dr. Alejzije Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb and Metropolitan of Croatia, it is reported by the Neue Zuercher Nachrichten. The paper states that the Archbishop’s address was delivered to an audience of 20,000 which had gathered… More ▸

  • No Jews Remain in Nazi-occupied Croatia, Registration of Jews in Slovakia Started

    The Budapest correspondent of the Stockholm newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports today that he has learned reliably that not a single Jew remains in Nazi-occupied Croatia. All of the Jewish residents have either been deported or killed. The correspondent adds that leaders of the Ustachi, the Croatian storm-troops who have been responsible for the murder of… More ▸

  • Seized Jewish Property to Be Rented to Croatian Civil Servants

    Jewish property seized by the Nazi puppet-government of Croatia will be rented for the coming year, it is reported by the Deutsche Zeitung Kroatien quoting an announcement by the Ministry for the Maintenance of Property Acquired by the State. The property will be leased to officials of the tax bureau, other civil servants, and farmers… More ▸

  • Germans Rent Synagogues for Clubs in Croatia Under 99-year Lease

    German newspapers reaching here today report that the authorities in Croatia have “leased the synagogues in the towns of Osijek and Zemun to local Germans “for a period of 99 years.” The synagogues are to be used for German labor clubs. The same papers report that the Rumanian authorities have confiscated the synagogue in the… More ▸

  • Croatian Jewish Leaders Taken to Concentration Camps in Germany

    Dr. E. Cohn, president of the Jewish community of Zagreb, capital of the Nazi puppet state of Croatia, who was recently deported to an unknown destination, is now in a concentration camp “somewhere in Germany” it was reported here today. Together with him are all the members of the Jewish Community Council of Zagreb whose… More ▸