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  • 1,000,000 Jews Murdered by Nazis, Gestapo Report Reveals at Nuremberg Trial

    A German secret police report estimating that the Nazis murdered 6,000,000 Jews in Europe was submitted today to the International for Crimes Tribunal, as U.S. prosecutors completed the "Jewish" section of their case. The prosecutors placed before the court an affidavit by Wilhelm Hoettl, assistant to Ernst Kaltenbrunner, who was former Chief of the Nazi… More ▸

  • Anti-semitism Must Be Fought if We Are to Avert New Wars, Youth Parley Told

    Stressing that “it should not be forgotten that fastism started its offensive against democracy by attacking Jews,” M. Stemozyn, a member of the Jewish Socialist Bund, who is attending the World Youth Conference here as a delegate from Poland, told the parley today that “We Jewish Socialists do not say to the world: ‘Save Jews… More ▸

  • Allied Indictment Charges Nazi Leaders with Extermination of 5,700,000 Jews in Europe

    The first public session of the International War Crimes Tribunal opened in Berlin today with the presentation by the Allied prosecutors of a 35,000-word indictment, charging twenty-four top Nazi leaders and the German High Command with various crimes against humanity and placing squarely upon them the guilt for the extermination of 5,700,000 Jews in Europe… More ▸

  • Nazi Commander of Warsaw Ghetto Arrested; Recognized by Jewish Journalist

    American military authorities today arrested Karl Ruppert, former Nazi commander of the Warsaw ghetto who was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews. Ruppert had been living in Munich dressed in civilian clothes. He was recognized on the street by a Jewish journalist, Ernst Landau, who lived in the Warsaw ghetto during the time… More ▸

  • German Official Sentenced to Death by Polish Court for Executing Jews in Tarnow

    Johan Franke, a former German official in Tarnow during the Nazi occupation, was sentenced to death today by a special court there, after being found guilty of ordering the execution of Jews. The Warsaw radio today reported that Dr. M. Kernish, Jewish historian and a captain in the Polish Army, who led partisan groups against… More ▸

  • Nazi “butcher of Warsaw Ghetto,” Captured in Japan; Disclaims Responsibility

    Joseph Meisinger, the “Butcher of the Warsaw Ghetto,” who was captured last week by five Americans in Japan, was questioned today by American military authorities in Yokohama, the Toyko radio reported. Charged with murdering 100,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto between 1939 and 1941, Meissinger disclaimed responsibility and told the American authorities that he was… More ▸

  • 700 Jewish Writers, Artists Died in Warsaw Ghetto, Delegates from Poland Report

    Sevon hundred Jewish writers, artists and other cultural workers died in the Warsaw Ghetto, although many of them could have escaped, Rachael Auerbach, a member of the Polish delegation to the recent World Jewish Congress conference here, said today. Addressing a reception arranged by the Association of Jewish Authors and Journalists in Britain for their… More ▸