Lublin Area, Mapped in Nazi Paper, Covers 5,000 Sq. Miles
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Lublin Area, Mapped in Nazi Paper, Covers 5,000 Sq. Miles

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The Jewish “reservation” in the Lublin area of Poland covers an area of approximately 5,000 square miles, according to a map published in the Ostdeutscher Beobachter, a Nazi organ.

The area is hounded on the south by the San River and Russo-German frontier, on the east by the Bug River, on the west by the Vistula River and the northern line runs through the Pulawy district north of the town of Pulawy, crosses the Bystrea River 12 miles south of the city of Lublin, reaching the River Wieprz and turning southeast toward the Bug River.

The Polish population living within these boundaries, the paper said, “will be gradually transferred to ethnographically Polish territories included in the governorship of Warsaw,” while the Ukrainian population will be transferred to Russia.

According to official Polish quarters the settlement of Jews in the “reservation” continues “in a way calculated to destroy them physically.” The same sources state that the position of the Jews in the German-occupied territory is becoming more unbearable daily. Throughout the country Jews are deprived of all civil rights and protection of the law.

A general prohibition against trading has been imposed on Jews, who are only allowed to do manual work. Jewish landlords in Warsaw are not permitted to collect rents or withdraw bank deposits.

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