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  • Nazi Who Directed Deportation and Murder of Lodz Jews Doomed by Polish Court

    The vice-commander of the Lodz Ghetto during the German occupation, Rudolphe Kramp, was sentenced to death last Saturday for organizing the deportation and murder of over 200,000 Lodz Jews. Witnesses at the trial charged that kramp personally directed the transfer of Jews from the ghetto to a death camp at Chelmek and looted the property… More ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸