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Slovakia Deports 5,000 Jews to Hungary, Hundreds Die in Woods Escaping Raids

A report from Bratislava, capital of the Nazi puppet-state of Slovakia, reaching here today states that 5,000 Jews have been deported by the Slovakian authorities into Hungary under the pretext that they were born on Czechoslovak territory which was awarded by the Nazis to Hungary under the Vienna agreement about two years ago.

The Nazi paper Grenzbote published in Slovakia reports that unburied corpses of hundreds of Jews are lying in the woods near Bratislava. The Jews, the Nazi paper writes, died in the woods of starvation while hiding from raids which are being carried out in Bratislava as part of the government’s program to deport all Jews from the Slovak capital, either to camps or to the Galician part of Poland occupied by the Germans.