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Expelled Jews Will Be Used to Brain Marshes, Nazi Officials Announce

Nazi officials today announced in Berlin that the Jews expelled from Germany, Luxemburg and Prague will be used for draining the Rokitno marshes near Pinsk, on the former Polish-Soviet frontier, the Berlin correspondent of the Swedish newspaper Social Demokraten reports.

“It is only logical that Jews should do hard labor in occupied Russian territory, since Russia attacked Germany under Jewish leadership,” Nazi officials are quoted by the correspondent as stating. Other officials explained the mass-deportation of Jews with the fact that “it is intolerable for Germans to continually encounter Jews wearing a yellow star.” Despite the approach of winter a large area of the Rokitno marshes can still be drained now, the Nazi spokesmen declared.