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  • Jewish Girls Describe How Women Died at Oswiecim from Nazi Medical Experiments

    Experiments in artificial insemination which resulted in the painful death of hundreds of women in Oswiecim were described here today by Helena Hamermerz, 25-year-old Jewish girl from Poland, at the trial of Josef Kramer and forty-four other camp guards. Miss Hamermerz also told how SS men murdered women prisoners by injections of gasoline and disinfectants…. More ▸

  • Jewish Women Testify at Lueneburg Nazi Trial; Describe Horrors of Oswiecim Camp

    Two Polish-Jewish women who were among the few persons to return from Oswiecim testified today at the trial of Josef Kramer and 44 S.S. guards charged with murdering thousands of prisoners at Oswiecim and, later, Bergen-Belsen. The first witness was Dr. Ida Bimko, a physician from Sosnowice, who said that of the 5,000 Polish Jews… 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸