Foreign News: The Criminals

In Europe last week it was the night before the Day of Judgment. The reckoning followed implacably in the footsteps of the liberating armies. And those who had once been powerful, ruled states and sent armies and individuals to their death, were themselves skulking in terror of those whom they had once terrorized.

Through Istanbul's blacked-out station two plain clothesmen marched a big-nosed, big-mustached man. They put him forcibly aboard the Sofia express. He was Peter Grabowsky, Minister of the Interior and Bulgaria's No. 1 Jew baiter in Premier Filov's cabinet. Ten days before, he had arrived in Turkey with forged identification...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!