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Polish Government Publishes Eye-witness Accounts by Jews of Nazi Atrocities in Polani

The Polish Ministry of Information today made public the eye-witness accounts of two Jewish women who succeeded in escaping from Poland at the end of 1942. The first report relates details of the Nazi massacres of Jews and the Jewish deportations. The second describes the life of the Jews under the Nazis for more than three years in an unnamed Polish town.

The stories related by these women are considered of such importance that the organ of the Polish Government, Polish Review, today devotes its entire issue to them. Their publication coincides with an appeal issued by twenty-eight Polish organizations in England asking the English-speaking nations to take urgent measures to halt the mass-extermination of Jews and Poles in occupied Poland. The appeal proposes that Germany be warned that the execution of Jews and Poles will be followed in each case by total destruction from the air of specially designated townships in the Reich.