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Nazis Seek Return of Belgian Jewish Refugees in France

Newspapers in Nazi-occupied Belgium announce that trains to repatriate 50,000 Belgians from unoccupied France will be held ready on May 15.

Belgian circles in London declared today Vichy was apparently yielding to a German demand for compulsory repatriation of the 80,000 remaining expatriates, most of them political refugees, as well as wealthy Jews whose foreign assets the Nazis were anxious to confiscate.

The Nazis have unsuccessfully tried to induce the Jews to return, threatening reprisals against their relatives unless they did so and even sending relatives to France to persuade them.