Foreign News: Arsenic & SS

No one knew who he was. He might be the Polish D.P. who was mysteriously missing from Frankfurt and who, police said, had done this sort of thing before. He might be a Nazi victim, a believer in swift and personal justice. One day last week, he struck at Stalag 13, near Nürnberg. A prisoner was suddenly racked by violent pains; during the next two days, over 2,000 others writhed in the same unexplained illness.

Then U.S. officers discovered that the epidemic had been caused by arsenic which had been smeared on the prisoners'...

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