Menu JTA Search

All Jews Between 18 and 65 Will Be Deported from Poland

All Jews in Nazi-held Poland aged between 18 and 65 will be deported to devastated sections of Nazi-occupied Russian territory, it is announced in the Krakauer Zeitung reaching here today from Poland.

The announcement adds that certain categories of able-bodied Jews may be sent to work in industrial enterprises in Germany instead of to Russia. At the same time the Krakauer Zeitung reports that Jewish doctors in the Warsaw ghetto were ordered to discontinue issuing documents certifying a person’s inability to perform hard labor. The order is explained by the charge that “the Jewish doctors have issued false certificates in order to save Jews from being sent to work in Germany.”