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Memory of Jews and Non-jews Massacred by Nazis in Rome Observed by City

March 25, 1964
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The memory of 332 men and boys, Jewish and non-Jewish, who were massacred by the Nazis in the Ardeatine Caves was commemorated in solemn ceremonies sponsored by city and national government officials today on the 20th anniversary of the atrocity. In the presence of President Segni and key Italian officials, Premier Aldo Moro gave the commemorative address. Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff of Rome recited Kaddish in memory of the victims.

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