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World War II Memories #449898

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1970
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(Studio) World War II memories revived in Munich, funeral for 7 elderly Jews killed in community center fire and on Iwo Jima; United States and Japan decided no longer enemies.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Iowa Jima, Japan) 3 dozen Marines and families return for ceremonies commemorating battle there; Japanese survivors of battle also came; 2 sides met each other; shook hands; former enemies now friends.

(Munich, Germany) Someone set fire to Jewish Community Center in Munich, 7 killed and 9 injured; almost all had been survivors of Nazi concentration camps; was trauma for West Germany; 1st. act against Jews since war.
REPORTER: Sy Pearlman

Brinkley, David;
Pearlman, Sy;
Rich, John

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