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Nazis Estimate 2,000,000 Jews in Poland

Reporting that a census last Sunday showed 2,000,000 Jews still living in German-occupied Poland, the National Zeitung of Essen, Marshal Hermann Goering’s newspaper, declared today that “the Chosen People are still powerful, at least in number, within our frontiers.”

The paper depicted the German authorities in the conquered regions as “protectors of the Polish population against the Jews” and described “mopping up” operations by black-shirted police detachments involving the wiping out of whole villages.