ZURICH (Mar. 11)
With the formal permission of the Rumanian Government, Nazi military authorities in Rumania started transporting Polish Jews from Rumania to Nazi-held Poland, it is reliably reported here today.
The report states that the deportation of Polish Jews from Rumania to Poland will affect some 3,000 Jews who found refuge in Rumania after the occupation of Poland by Germany and Soviet Russia.
The report reveals that more than 200 prominent Rumanian Jews have been forced into the special Jewish labor battalions which are now being organized to build airfields for the German air force in Rumania.
Authentic figures now made public in Switzerland about the number of the Jewish victims in the last pogrom in Rumania show that there were 1,500 Jews killed, some 2,000 severely wounded and about 5,000 slightly injured. The figures were brought to Switzerland by a prominent Rumanian Jewish leader who is an active member of the World Jewish Congress.