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Jews Executed by Gestapo in Czech Protectorate

Three Jews were hanged and two Jewish leaders were executed by Nazi firing squad in the Czech Protectorate as a result of the increased Nazi terror aimed at suppressing growing anti-Nazi sabotage, it was reliably reported here today. The Jewish leaders shot to death are George Fischer and Leo Schwartz. The names of the three Jews hanged are not given.

The Nazi press in Prague today started a campaign urging the expulsion of all Jews from the larger cities in the Protectorate. An article in the Narodni Politica, leading Nazi newspaper in Prague, accuses the Jews of stimulating anti-Nazi sabotage in Bohemia and Moravia by conducting “a Jewish whispering campaign.”