Report Poles, Jews Evacuated from Soviet-german Frontier

The entire Jewish and non-Jewish population in the parts of Soviet-occupied Galicia bordering the Nazi frontiers was ordered to evacuate into the interior of the USSR “for strategic reasons,” it was reported here today. A similar order was issued also for the population in the Soviet-held territory bordering on the Lublin district.

Simultaneously the Polish Government-in-exile received a report that the Nazi authorities in occupied Poland have ordered the Jews there to make their own arrangements for the building of air-raid shelters within the ghettos. The order states that in case of air attacks the Jews will not be allowed to seek shelter outside of the ghetto. Several air raid alarms were sounded in certain parts of Nazi-occupied Poland during the last few days and separate air-raid shelters are being built for Germans and for Poles.

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