Berlin (Dec. 10)
Large scale deportations of Polish Jews began in various parts of Germany today, hundreds being notified to leave the country and in a majority of the cases being given only three days to wind up their affairs.
In some instances the deportations were ordered on the grounds that the Jews had violated certain regulations, most of them minor in character and of long standing. More frequently no charges of any nature were disclosed to the deportees.
The Polish Consul here has refused to intervene to prevent the deportations, contending that every country has the right to deport undesirable alien elements.
Unless the Polish Government intervenes vigorously, the deportations are expected to assume a mass character. There are at present approximately 50,000 Jews of Polish citizenship residing in Germany.