Italy Confines All Jews of Albania in Ghetto at Tirana
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Italy Confines All Jews of Albania in Ghetto at Tirana

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The entire Jewish population in Italian-occupied Albania, numbering about 200 families of Albanian Jews and approximately 100 families of Jewish refugees from the Reich who were permitted to settle in the country in 1939, was ordered into a ghetto in Tirana, it was learned here today.

This is the first ghetto established by Italy in Italian-held territory. The majority of the Albanian Jews have been residing in the city of Valona. Of the Jewish refugee families, sixty dwelt in Tirana and about forty in Durazzo.

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