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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - July 14, 1944, Indianapolis, IndianaJuly 14, 1944 the jewish Post second Section biggest scandal in history of human crime Bracken charges As jews Are slain by or with to Leirer Ophic Agency _ # London the roads extermination of jews in Europe especially the present anti jewish drive in Hungary has reached a Point where not Only the nazis but the entire German nation and the German general staff must be held responsible it was stated Here by Brenden Bracken British minister of information. He emphasized that a when the Day of reckoning comes the German general staff will be first to be dealt a net the a flying but the tragedy of the hungarian jews has been the main occupation of the government during the last two weeks a Bracken said. A i cannot exaggerate the brutality of the persecution. Nor can the Public in this country forget the atrocities. There is a Quisling government in Hungary which will be held responsible for the crimes against the jews and for the setting up of Abbato irs to exterminate the victims. This is the biggest scandal in the history of human crimes. A but a the minister of information continued a the responsibility rests not Only on the nazis but upon the entire German people and particularly upon the general staff. When the Day of reckoning comes the German general staff will be first to be dealt with. These men will pay the Price for the bestial cruelty against the Eden gives parliament gloomy picture earlier in the week foreign Secretary Eden speaking in the House of commons presented a very gloomy picture of the position of the jews in Hungary and of the possibilities of saving them from annihilation. A i greatly regret to report that there Are Strong indications that the German and hungarian authorities have begun the barbarous deportations of jews in the course of which Many have been killed a he told the House. A unfortunately a he continued a there Are no signs to show that the repeated declarations of his majesty a government and of other governments of the United nations of their intention to punish the instigators and the perpetrators of the frightful crimes have moved the Germant government and its hungarian accomplices to allow the departure of even a Small proportion of victims or Abate the Victory is Only Hope of saving jews the principal Hope of saving the jews of Hungary is a speedy Victory or. Eden emphasized when asked whether the United nations Are taking any further Steps to prevent the total extermination of hungarian jewry. Queried whether it is True that of 400,000 deported hungarian jews about 100,000 have been slain Eden replied that he would rather not give any figures sine exact information was not available. A we have done All we can. And shall do u we can a he declared. He referred to intervention by the Pope and by the King of Sweden with the hungarian government and pointed out that Britain too. Has intervened by endorsing last March president Roosevelt a warning to Hungary of retribution for extermination of jews. A we shall of course continue to use our radio facilities to bring Home to the hungarian government the feelings of the House and of our nation a the foreign Secretary said. He reiterated that the British government a is completely in step with the government of the United states with regard to making representations to Hungary but it cannot associate itself with the representations of the swedish King a because the position of a Neutral King is the archbishop of Westminster Catholic primate of Britain this week sent a leter to the world jewish Congress pledging that he a will not leave a Stone unturned in behalf of hungarian jewry. Expressing horror and disgust at the persecution of the jews the archbishop stated that he would Appeal to the Pope for further intervention by the Vatican and expressed the Hope that a your joint Appeal will be the archbishop of Canterbury head of the anglican Church also voiced his concern Over the Fate of the hungarian jews and pledged his efforts in support of measures to Aid them. Hungarian minister announces decision to liquidate All jews meanwhile the hungarian government announced that it has decided to liquidate All jews in the country while information received Here from other sources confirmed reports that 400.000 jews have already been deported from Hungary to Poland and that the deportation of 350.000 More jews will Start this week. An announcement by minister of the Interior ador Jaros stated a War cannot be carried on with a million enemies within our country. Therefore the jewish problem must to solved. And the government has decided to solve it. Only now have the real intentions of the jews been revealed. We have discovered wireless transmitters arms hand grenades explosives and huge fortunes in the vacated jewish a message received Here by the polish government from the underground movement in Poland dated june 25, says that approximately 400,000 jews have arrived from Hungary and that room is being made in Camps for hundreds of thousands of additional jews. At the same time the Robotnik polish socialist paper published in London reports the details of How the germans Are exterminating thousands of jews in Gas Chambers in the Oswie Cim Camp in order to make room for More deportees. The paper lulls the gruesome Story of How 3.300 jews who were deported from Czechoslovakia to Oswie Cim were treated Well for some time and old to write letters to their relatives stating that they dwelt under a Good conditions a but after the letters were sent off All the 3.8f0 were driven into Gas Chambers and asphyxiated. Panic among jew s grows jews plead for life reliable reports reaching Here state that panic has spread among the jews in Budapest because of the deportations which Are expected to Start this week from the hungarian capital. The jews in Budapest the reports state Are pleading for their lives. They Are appealing to the hungarian government to classify them As Palestine citizens and to treat them As such and on the other hand they Are threatening in despair that reprisals will certainly be taken against germans interned in Allied countries if they Are murdered. Most of the reports reaching Here from Hungary through underground channels Are extremely pessimistic regarding the immediate Fate of All the jews in Hungary. They emphasize that unless severe reprisals Are taken in the countries of the United nations the hungarian jews will be annihilated As were the jews of Poland and other occupied of Sweden appeals to Regent of Hungary by jewish telegraphic Agency Stockholm King Gustav of Sweden has personally intervened with Admiral Horthy the recent of Hungary in behalf of the hungarian jews it was Learned Here. The King sent a Cable last Friday to Horthy urging him in the name of humanity to use his personal influence to save the jews of Hungary from further organizations report killing of 1,715,000 jews in two Camps b a we a a Ted pole Aff Nev new York More than 1,715,000 jews have been put to death in Only two German a extermination Camps within the last two years it has been established by two non jewish Relief organizations in Switzerland the Geneva correspondent of the new York times reports. The correspondent states that the International Church movement ecumenical refugee commission with Headquarters in Geneva and the refugee Relief committee of Zurich headed by Rev. Paul Vought. Have made Public figures showing that in the nazi a extermination Camps in Auschwitz and in Birkenas both in upper Silesia the following number of jews have been killed Between april 1042, and april 1944 Poland 900,000 Netherlands 100,000 Greece 45,000 France 150,000 Belgium 50,000 Germany 50,000 Yugoslavia Italy and Norway. 50,000 Bohemia Moravia and Austria. 30,000 Slovakia 30,000 foreign jews from various Camps in Poland 300,000 pointing out that a hundreds of thousands of jews were slain in other Camps the report says that to this total must now be added Hungary a jews tens of thousands of whom it emphasizes a have been slain or have died in route to upper deportation described by Church commission discussing a malicious fiendish inhuman brutality in the treatment of hungarian jews the ecumenical commission says a according to authenticated information now at hand some 400,000 hungarian jews have been deported from their Homeland since april 0 of this year under inhuman conditions to upper Silesia. Those that did not die in route were delivered to the Camps of Auschwitz and Birkenas in upper Silesia where during the past two years it has now been Learned Many hundreds of thousands of their co religionists have been fiendishly done to after a fortnight to three months imprisonment during which they wore a a selected or worked to death the jews were led to the execution Halls. These Halls consist of fake bathing establishments handling 2,000 to 8,000 daily. Prisoners were led into cells and ordered to strip for bathing. Then cyanide Gas was said to have been released causing death in three to five minutes. The bodies Are burned in crematoriums that hold eight to ten at a time. At Birkenas there Are about fifty such furnaces. They were opened March 12, �943, by a Large party of nazi chiefs who witnessed the a disposal of 8,000 jews from 9 of clock in the morning until 7.30 that night a according to the report. Tortured before reaching Camps emphasizing that Many of the victims Are tortured before they reach the Camps the report says that on their arrival at one of the two Camps the administration of which is directed by elite guard Schwarzhuber a a sadistic drunkard from the Tyrolt a the refugees Are sorted into batches of 100 or so and taken to a a bathing Sheds where after having been stripped and completely shaved they Are a de loused with a solution of Strong disinfectant and carbolic acid that Burns their skins off. On leaving this shed they pass through a Tunnel to a second a a enumeration shed with a typewritten slip bearing a serial number a a proving that they have been Del used. Here still naked batches of men and women Are tattooed with the numbers that they have on their slips of paper a under the most primitive and inhuman conditions which often Lead to fatal blood poisoning which in itself is often a merciful two fugitives from the slovak ext emment Campaign who fled at three month intervals and a Are now on Neutral soil Bear physical confirmation of this tattooing operations one with a five figure numeral on his left leg and the other with a six numeral figure considerably above the 200,000 Mark on his. The tale of the six figure fugitive is quoted by or. Voght a report the new York times correspondent Points out. A from the tattooing shed a he said a we were driven to a Cellat where we received a sort of prisoners a a uniform that was later a exchanged for a ragged russian Soldier uniform scarcely adequate to cover our nakedness let alone give us warmth from the cruel the purpose of any clothing at All in the refugees opinion was to hear a other indications a such As nationality and a degree of offence a of each person. Women in the tattooing Sheds were tatti oed on their breasts according to the same jewish general May be first to Lead troops into Germany by Jewl Fth of it Lei in a lilo Aenry London the people of the democratic world a will not forget the role of the jews who have played a splendid part in this and other countries in the fight against the nazis a minister of information Brendan Bracken stated this week addressing a luncheon of the Kisch memorial committee which is planning to raise $400,000 to establish a Colony in Palestine on which demobilized jewish soldiers will be settled. Discussing the participation of jews in the War Effort or Bracken said that it is Likely that the first Allied army to invade Germany will be the third White russian army led by general Ivan Chernyakhovskiy who is jewish. The jewish daily Forward largest jewish newspaper refused to accept a paid advertisement lauding the hebrew committee of National liberation. A total of 8,507 jewish Immi Grants have arrived in Palestine during the last six months. Leopold Schwarzchild Well known German jewish political writer urges that the Allied occupation of Germany should continue for the next sixty years if we really want peace in Europe

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