Foreign News: Wandering Jews

One night last week German Austrian storm troopers loaded 51 Jews, including an 82-year-old rabbi, into a Danube river launch, took them downstream to the point where Austria, Czechoslovakia and Hungary meet. There they dumped them on a stone breakwater in the middle of the swollen stream. All night they crouched on cold, slippery stones barely emerging from the water.

Next morning the Jews' cries and frantic waving of handkerchiefs attracted the attention of Czech villagers. A Czech patrol boat took off the penniless, ill-clad, hungry group.

Czech authorities fed and clothed the 51, kept them sheltered in Bratislava for two days. But...

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