1955 B Matus Cernak

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1955 B Matus Cernak - . Bomb Assassin of Slovak Leader Is Hunted at...
. Bomb Assassin of Slovak Leader Is Hunted at Munich MUNICH, Germany, July 6— UP) —A dark-haired foreigner with a Slavic accent was identified by West German police today as the bomb -assassin of Matus Cernak, anti-Communist Slovak refugee leader and World war II collaborator collaborator with the Nazis. The 60-year-old minister of culture culture in wartime Slovakia who became became a foe of Czechoslovakia's present Bed government was blown to bits when a 2 V4 -pound parcel addressed to him exploded in a Munich postoffice yesterday. Alt aged German liousewif* also was killed instantly. Thirteen Thirteen other bystanders were in' in' jured. • Police blamed "political motives." motives." Cernak headed the'Nation- al CouncH of Slovakia, which cam- pajgns for Slovakia's independence from the Prague Communist regime, regime, Cerpak fled to the American jjone of' Germany jn 1947 after serving a two-year sentence for $ollaborating wjth the German*, Offering a ti.tso reward, p u . lie? said the bomb hud been mailed to Cernak inst Monday from Frankfurt by "« man witl| ' dark hair, oval face, age 40-45, mlddlrheight, who upofce broken' German,-with * Slavic

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 06 Jul 1955, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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