Only 100,000 Jews Left by the Nazis in Warsaw Ghetto; Mass-deportations Continue

Only about 100,000 Jews have been left by the Nazis in the Warsaw ghetto where only a few months age 500,000 Jews were concentrated, it was reliably reported here today on the basis of information reaching Switzerland from occupied Poland.

Large-scale mass-deportations of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto have been going on during the last few months. The Jews are being deported to unknown destinations. Families are being torn apart, probably never to be reunited. The deportations have increased since the dissolution by the Gestapo of the Jewish Council in the Warsaw ghetto which followed the suicide of Adam Chorniakev, president of the Council, who preferred to take his life rather than sanction the first mass-deportation of 100,000 Jews from the ghetto to the devastated sections of Nazi-occupied Russia.

Deportations of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto are new taking place every day, the information reaching here states. It emphasizes that the Nazis have definitely embarked on a program of “dissolving” all ghettos in Poland by deporting the Jews from there to unknown destinations in devastated regions.

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