1955 A - Matus Cernak

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1955 A - Matus Cernak - j I Munich Bombing Killer Identified MUNICH....
j I Munich Bombing Killer Identified MUNICH. Germany haired foreigner with cent was identified by West German German police today as the bomb assassin of Matus Cernak. ant- Communist Slovak refugee leader and World War II collaborator with the Nazis. i Th‘‘ 50-year-old minister of rul- *l,rc in wartime Slovakia who be. came a foe of Czechoslovak: Vs present Red government was blown to bits when a *4-pound parcel add res >ed to him exploded in a Munich post office Tuesday, of i A dark- Slavic ac- An aged German housewife also was killed instantly. Thirteen other Police blamed "political mo- a tives." Cernak headed the National Council of Slovakia, which cam- paigns for Slovakia’s independence from the Prague Communist re-i trvl8,mc j Cernak fled to the American; »*» »' Germany in 1947 after serving a two-year sentence for j collaborating with the Germans, Offering a $1.190 reward, police said the b mb had been mailed to Cernak lift Monday from Frank-. furt by "a man with dark hair, oval face, age 40-45, middle height. who spoke broken German with a Slavic accent.” —----------------- --

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 06 Jul 1955, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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