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Thirteen German Boys Arrested for Desecrating Jewish Cemetery in Soviet Zone

December 19, 1947
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The arrest of 13 German boys between the ages of eight and fourteen for committing vandalism in the Jewish cemetery in Oranienburg, math of Berlin, has been reported from the Soviet zone. At Bruehl, in the British Dec. 23 tombstones have been damaged and everturned in a new outbreak of vandalism.

A group of former inmates of the Dachau concentration camp have organized and announced that they will take legal action to take title to a medical plant farm that was once part of the camp grounds. They point out that the project, valued at ### $300,000, was built and operated by prisoners.

An interdenominational ceremony was held in Stuttgart at the unveiling of a simple stone monument in memory of the 2,500 members of the city’s Jewish community who were murdered by the Nazis. Jewish and German officials attended.

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