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  • Trial of Nazi War Criminals Opens at Dachau; Forty Charged with Murder and Torture

    The trial of forty Germans charged with torturing and exterminating Jews and others in the notorious Dachau concentration camp opened here today. The defendants are accused of killing people in gas chambers and of subjecting others to “medical experiments,” to contagious disesses malarial injections and blood poisoning. At the outset two motions entered by the… More ▸

  • Soviet Red Cross Welcomes Inquiries from Abroad Concerning Missing Relatives in USSR

    The Soviet Red Cross has set up a central information bureau to assist persons trying to locate relatives and friends in Russian territory, the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee announced today. Although designed primarily to assist Soviet citizens to find their family and friends deported by the Germans, the bureau will answer inquiries from nationals of all… More ▸

  • President Truman Gets Report on 100,000 “displaced” Jews Now in Camps in Germany

    Earl G. Harrison, United States representative on the Inter-Governmental Committee on Refugees, who recently returned from a six-weeks Presidential mission to Europe to inquire into the condition and needs of stateless and non-repatriable persons, including 100,000 Jews of all nationalities in Germany, presented a detailed report to President Truman today, recommending concrete improvements in their… More ▸

  • Last of Buchenwald Children Leave France for Palestine; Aided by American Groups

    The last of the 92 Jewish children from Buchenwald who caused a minor incident here several months ago when French authorities removed them from the jurisdiction of Jewish groups and placed them in the custody of a non-Jewish organization, left here today for Marseille en route to Palestine. They are part of a larger contingent… More ▸

  • Repatriated Jews Fiee from Poland Back to Camps; Cannot Stand Anti-jewish Terror

    Polish Jews liberated from the German concentration camps in Oswiecim and Dachau and repatriated to their home town in Poland arrived here stating that they prafer to be in the Feldafing camp which is under American military supervision rather than remain in Poland where a wave of anti-Jewish terror is raging. More than a dozen… More ▸

  • All Jews Reported from Italy Were Executed, International Committee Reports

    The face of several thousand Italian Jews who were reported by the Germans from Italy in 1945 has now been established by a representative of the Intergovernmental Committee for Refugees who toured the camps in Germany and Austria where Jews and others are being held for repotriation to their native lands. All the Jews, brought… 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 ▸