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Ukrainian Bands Terrorize Polish Area

Ukrainian lands are enforcing a wild rule over a small section of Poland at the base of the Carpathian mountains, slaughtering Jews and Poles alike and battling Polish police, according to accounts received by an Associated Press correspondent at Berezki, Poland, on the Hungarian frontier.

Destruction started by German air raiders was said to have been completed with entire villages looted and burned. A Polish reserve officer told the correspondent: “We fled small villages east of Lwow only two hours before the Russians arrived. Between Lwow and Stryj, to the south, we found the entrance to the village of Mikolajow barred by an enormous sign reading: ‘Heil Hitler! Hail Ukrainian Republic!’ In this village we found savage butchery of Poles and Jews–men and women alike.”