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Vichy to Establish Ghettos; Arrests of Jews in Paris Continue Unabated

Nazi-controlled Belgian newspapers reaching here today report that the French Ministry of Interior in Vichy announced that ghettos for Jews will be established in France in the very near future. The Jews will be isolated in special districts and will be permitted to maintain their own schools and hospitals, the report states.

The Paris correspondent of Tribune de Geneve, a Swiss newspaper, reports today that mass-arrests of Jews in occupied France continue unabated. More than 4,500 Jews are now interned in a camp near Drancy and are not permitted to communicate with anyone outside or to receive any packages from relatives, the correspondent writes. One of the French guards at the camp who out of compassion tried to pass food to an internee has been arrested and is to face trial, according to the Swiss correspondent.