`Stay on the Job,' Chairmen Ilse Koch's Son
of Campaign Urge Co-Workers Wants Her Name
to Be Rehabilitated
BONN—Ilse Kohler Koch, 'the
Bitch of Buchenwald" who commit-
ted suicide in 1967 in her Bavarian
prison cell, got a "raw deal," her
son believes. He wants her name
Uwe Kohler, Mrs. Koch's son,
was born in Landsberg Prison on
Oct. 29, 1947, while Mrs. Koch was
awaiting trial by an American war
crimes tribunal. The widow of a
concentration camp commandant
who was found guilty of corruption
and shot by the SS in 1944, Mrs.
Koch was sentenced twice to life
imprisonment after the war. The
first sentence by a U.S. tribunal
was reduced because of insufficient
evidence, but the second sentence,
imposed by the West Germans;
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Accused. Babi Yar Murderers Go on Trial in Bonn
BONN (JTA) — Three farmer
The three were charged with
Nazi -police officials charged with having organized the executions
having organized the massacre of in 1941 and with personally having
33,771 Jews at Babi Yar in the killed some of the prisoners.
Ukraine, went on trial May 6 in
The defendants are Maj. Engle-
bert Kreuzer, 57; Maj. Martin
Besser, 79; and Sgt. Fritz Forberg,
65, all of the 45th Police Battalion.
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Bene Rosenbauer, 82, regiment
commander, was declared physi-
cally unfit to stand trial.
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for the Look of today
Young Kohler, brought up in a
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unaware of his
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years ago. After
their reunion in
1966, he visited
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her many times.
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He said Mrs.
Looking over a check from a generous contributor just prior to Koch always de-
the victory dinner of the Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency
and said she was
Fund May 5, at Cong. Bnai David, were, in upper photo (from left)
Meyer Fishman, campaign chairman; William. Avrunin, executive vice the victim of
president of the Jewish Welfare Federation; and Louis Hamburger, libels and perjury.
Kohler said he is not convinced
Conferring at the speaker's table just before the opening of the
that his mother was guiltless
victory dinner, in the lower photo, were Max Fisher, national presi-
(she was convicted of "incite.
dent of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, who
ment to murder" of Buchenwald
spoke at the dinner; Paul Zuckerman, national chairman of the
prisoners), "but I feel that she
United Jewish Appeal; and Max M. Shaye, campaign co-chairman.
just slithered into the concentra-
tion camp world like many others
Meyer M. Fishman and Max M. with cash payments. "The need without being able to do anything
Shaye, chairmen of the 1971 Allied for immediate payment is urgent about it," said Kohler.
Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency if we are to meet our obligations
He contends that his mother got
Fund, issued an appeal to the and responsibilities to the Jews a raw deal because the courts that
volunteer campaign workers to of the world, the chairmen ex- tried her were unable to assemble
"stay on the job and complete the plained," Fishman and Shaye evidence establishing that she had
committed major crimes. It was
"We do not consider the drive
alleged, though not proved, that
over until every prospec ∎., is con- Histadrut Chief Calls
Mrs. Koch had the tattooed skins
tacted and his participation in the
of Buchenwald inmates made into
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — With the
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shoulder length, just as long as you like. The new
in which every Jew must be an income that did not allow them graduation of 21 students from the
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standing. We urge our solicitors
Appearing on a television inter- from developing countries have
to contact the remainder of their view, the trade union official said
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At the victory dinner last week tal reserves to improve the living given at a farewell banquet for
a total of $13,312,000 was antici- standard of the underprivileged the 21 new graduates by Azriel
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The chairmen report that the
unsolicited pledges represent ap-
Ben Aharon announced that
proximately $600,000. "These funds
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Jewish services in Detroit and between $14- and $17,500,000 for
the rehabilitation of 1,200 under-
around the world," they said.
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