Deported Warsaw Jews Held by Nazis in Pinsk District Isolated from World

Meager reports reaching here today from occupied Poland on the fate of the tens of thousands of Jews who were deported from the Warsaw ghetto during the last few months, discloses that the majority of these Jews have been sent to the Pinsk district, in the area of the Pinsk swamps.

The Jews in the Pinsk area are completely isolated from the rest of the world, but the fate of many of them who perished on route has aroused the Polish population throughout the Government General. The general feeling among the Poles is that similar severe measures will now be taken against them.

The Nazi newspaper, Krakauer Zeitung, which reached here today from Poland, carries an article advocating “the rooting out of the Jews as a last measure of safety for the local population.” The paper also reports that the question of Jewish deportations was discussed recently at a conference of members of the “Institute for German Labor in the East” held in Warsaw. A “lecture” was delivered at the conference on “the History of Jewish Settlements in Central and Eastern Europe” and anti-Jewish addresses were delivered, emphasizing the necessity of “eliminating the Jews from the European continent.”

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