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Shift of Jews from New Reich Areas to ‘reservation’ Seen Completed by Next Spring

A Havas News Agency dispatch from Amsterdam reported today that all Jews from regions acquired by Germany since Chancellor Hitler’s accession to power will be transplanted by next spring to the projected Jewish “reservation” in the Lullin region of Poland.

The dispatch said that Jews from the Old Reich would be the last to go. Approximately 150,000 Jews from Bohemia-Moravia will be transported to the war-devastated area first, to be followed by 65,000 Austrians and 30,000 Posnanians, East Prussians and residents of the western Polish provinces.

All Viennese Jews, according to the dispatch, will be transferred to the “reservation” by March 31.

The agency quoted neutral observers who visited the Polish territories occupied by the German army as agreeing on the famine-stricken condition of these areas, especially among the Jewish population. Some of the observers said the Nazi authorities would not be sorry to rid themselves by starvation of a good proportion of their Jewish and Polish populations.

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