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Nine Executed by Nazis in Poland for Feeding Starving Jews

Nine Poles and Jews were executed by the Nazis in Poland for giving feed to starving Jews, according to information received here today by the Polish Government-in-Exile.

Of the nine victims, three were hanged in the town of Kutno and three in the town of Wloclawek for allegedly belonging to “a Polish-Jewish organization which smuggled food into the Jewish ghettos.” The execution of the other three, consisting of a father, a son and a 16-year-old grandson – all Jews – took place in Turbin, a small rural town in the Lublin area. The latter were accused of distributing milk to hungry Jewish children without a permit from the Nazi officials. Under a Nazi decree, Jewish children are not allowed to have milk.