Lublin Ghettos Closed for New Deportees; New Ghetto Opened in Sambor
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Lublin Ghettos Closed for New Deportees; New Ghetto Opened in Sambor

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The two Jewish ghettos in Lublin, Nazi-held Poland, will no longer accept Jewish deportees, it was officially announced by local Nazi authorities, according to information reaching here today. The announcement explained that there is no more room in the ghettos for newcomers since thousands have already been jammed into all available living quarters in segregated districts.

At the same time, it is reported in the Nazi-controlled Polish newspaper Goniec Krakowski that a ghetto has been established for Jews in the city of Sambor, Galicia. All Jews in Sambor living on Kosciusko, Mikalaja, Reja, Sobieskiego and Holowki streets have been ordered to move to the ghetto which is situated in the Blich quarter of the city. For the time being Jewish doctors have been exempted from this edict.

In an attempt to restrict the use of the meager medical supplies in Poland to those who can be used for slave labor, the German occupation officials have ordered that medicine may be distributed only to Jews between the ages of five and fifty-five, advices from Poland disclose. The order applies to patients in hospitals and those being treated by private physicians. Doctors and pharmacists have been warned that their licenses will be rescinded if they are caught violating the regulation.


Two unnamed Jews, a father and son, have been executed in Katowice, Silesia allegedly for forming a partisan detachment to fight the Germans near the town of Sztrokawa, Nazi papers which reached here today report. The Deutsche Zeitung in Ostland reports that another unnamed Jew was killed by a Nazi policeman while attempting to slip from the ghetto in Kaunas, Lithuania.

Meanwhile, executions of Jews for leaving the ghettos in Poland without Nazi permission continue. In Radom and Kielce ten Jews were sentenced to death for this offense, the Goniec Krakowski reveals. A Nazi special tribunal in Czestochowa ordered the execution of a Jewish girl, Rachel Lewandowska, who was caught outside the ghetto confines. This girl was hanged, the Cracow paper reports.

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