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Treatment of Jews in Polish Army Will Be Discussed by Polish National Council

Dr. Ignacy Schwarzbardt, Jewish member of the Polish National Council, today announced that he will raise the question of the treatment of Polish Jews in the Polish armed forces at the next meeting of the Council.

The question will be raised in connection with reports from Russia that Jews serving in the Polish Army there are being excluded from the units which are being transferred for service in the Middle East. The Polish Government intends to reply to this query at the session of the Council in a manner which will clear up certain misunderstandings, it was declared here today.

Assurances that the Polish Government “wants to forgot the misunderstandings of the past” in its relations with the Jews of Poland, were given today by Prof. Olgiers Gerka, chief of the nationalities department of the Polish Ministry of Information, at a reception for a group of Polish-Jewish refugees who recently arrived here from Shanghai.