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Many Jewish Children Among Dead As Germans Bomb Polish Towns

Despite Nazi assurances that open towns would not be bombed, a number of towns in the Warsaw district have been subjected to repeated aerial bombings by the Germans.

Among towns suffering heaviest damage from the Nazi air raids are the resorts of Podkowa, Lesna, Brwinow and the township of Pruszkol, all of which have large Jewish populations. A number of villages outside the Warsaw district have also been raided by German warplanes.

Many children have been killed in the raids. A hospital train loaded with wounded was also bombed from the air.

The city of Czestochowa, in southwestern Poland, which was captured by the German forces and reportedly recaptured by the Polish army, has a Jewish population of 27,000 Thousands of Jews and non-Jews fled the city before the German occupation.

Two hundred Jews who were to emigrate to Palestine today cancelled their departure.

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