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  • Hitler Rejects Vatican’s Request for Investigation of Nazi Massacres in Poland

    A request by the Vatican that it be allowed to send representatives to occupied Poland for the purpose of investigating the reports of mass-killing of Poles and Jews by the Nazi occupation authorities was rejected by Hitler, the London press reported today. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency was informed today by authoritative sources that no final… More ▸

  • Deportation of Jews from Norway Ordered by Hitler Despite Opposition of Army

    The office of War Information today quoted a report from the Swedish newspaper Svenska Morgonbladet to the effect that high officers of the German army in Norway are trying to disassociate themselves from the recent deportation of Norwegian Jews. “A Rensation has been caused in Norway,” the paper says, “by the sharp dissociation of the… More ▸

  • Naturalized Americans Will Bear Great Share in Defeating Hitler, U.S. Official Says

    The U.S. Government will send special representatives to various theatres of war to confer citizenship on soldiers in the American armed forces who were born in other countries, regardless of their nationality or race, it was announced last night by Earl G. Harrison, Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization. Speaking at a dinner in the Roosevelt… More ▸

  • Hitler Pressing His Puppet States to Exterminate All Their Jews

    The Office of War Information today quoted Swiss newspapers reporting that Hitler is pressing the puppet states of Rumania, Hungary, Croatia and Slovakia to follow his policy of immediate extermination of the Jews in Europe. At the same time the Federal Communications Commission today recorded an announcement made by the Nazi radio stations that the… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Confer on Hitler’s Order for Annihilation of All Jews in Europe

    Appalled by the reports of the intensified massextermination of Jews in Nazi-held Poland and other occupied territories, representatives of major Jewish organizations last night held a special conference under the chairmanship of Dr. Stephen S. Wise at which it was decided to take the following measures. 1. Make public the documents on the Nazi annihilation… More ▸

  • Hitler Has Ordered Annihilation of All Jews by End of 1942, Washington Hears

    Dr. Stephen S. Wise, president of the American Jewish Congress, after a conference today with Under-Secretary of State Sumner Welles and other high officials of the State Department, declared that Hitler has ordered the annihilation of all Jews in Europe by the end of this year. “This nows is substantiated in documents furnished to me… More ▸

  • Expulsion of Jewish Scientists Was Great Hitler Blunder, Royal Society Head States

    One of Hitler’s greatest blunders was throwing into the arms of the Allies many Jewish scientists, some of whom have found an opportunity to continue their work in Palestine. Sir Henry Dale, president of the Royal Society, declared today addressing the annual meeting of the Hebrew University. Sir Philip Hartog was elected president of the… More ▸

  • Swedish Paper Scores Hitler’s Threat to Stop Jewish Laughter

    Hitler’s threat to Jews that “their laughter will cease everywhere,” which he voiced in his address at the Sport Palace in Berlin last week, is sharply condemned today by the Swedish conservative newspaper Nya Wermlands-Tidningen. “One recoils in horror before the cold, deliberate cynicism of these words, envisioning a tormented, miserable people,” the paper writes…. More ▸