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Nazis Find Polish Jews Good Land Workers; Praise Their Adaptability to Agriculture

Nazi newspapers reaching here today from Germany carry surprising articles praising Jews in occupied Poland for their efficiency in working the land.

The newspapers report that experimental Jewish villages” were established by the Nazi authorities in the part of Eastern Galicia where Jews had engaged in agricultural work for many years prior to the Nazi occupation. These villages, segregated from the non-Jewish villages in the region, are, according to the Nazi newspapers, conducting their “experimental” farm work under the supervision of Professor Schluebert, a German agricultural expert.

Pointing out that “Prof. Schluebert declared himself satisfied with the results achieved in the Jewish experimental villages this year,” the Nazi newspapers claim that the Jews in these settlements who devote themselves to cultivation of the soil are being well treated and even permitted to build new houses for themselves.