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Red Cross to Study Compensation Claims by Nazi Victims in Hungary

October 19, 1961
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The International Red Cross has sent delegations to Hungary and Poland to investigate claims against West Germany for compensation by war victims in those countries who were victims of Nazi medical experiments. The visits were reported today by the Agudas Israel executive.

“The Red Cross intervention was necessary because the West German Government has no diplomatic relations with the Soviet bloc countries. A commission of experts subsequently met in Geneva. The commission will consider a number of Hungarian and Polish claims and decide on the amount of financial assistance to be allocated to the claimants.

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