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Two Brazilian Jews Go to Germany to Testify Against Eichmann’s Aide

June 12, 1962
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Two Brazilian Jews, both former leaders of Hungarian Jewry, and both of whom testified last summer in Jerusalem during the Adolf Eichmann trial, left for Germany today to appear as witnesses, at Frankfurt, against Heinrich Hunsche, Eichmann’s assistant in Hungary during World War II.

The men are Ernest Peto, 84, president of the Budapest Jewish Community during the war years, and Alexander Brody, who was also active in the Budapest Jewish leadership. They were called as witnesses against Hunsche, being tried for war crimes, by the prosecutor at Frankfurt.

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