2,000 Jewish Workers Still in Warsaw Ghetto; Nazis Unable to Replace Them

Approximately 2,000 Jews are still in the Warsaw ghetto working for German industrial enterprises, Polish circles here reported today. These Jews cannot be replaced due to the shortage of labor, but they are treated as slave laborers and kept under constant surveillance.

An unestablished number of Warsaw Jews who succeeded in escaping from the ghetto during the battle with the Nazis are still roaming the neighboring woods and along the roads, constantly fleeing from the Gestapo. Some of them are being sheltered and fed by Polish peasants, a report reaching here said.

The report reveals that despite the spread of epidemic diseases in Poland, the Nazi authorities there have prohibited Jews from receiving preventative inoculations. German doctors, utilizing this order, are operating a “black market,” selling anti-toxins to Jews who are able to pay exorbitant sums. Dr. Dihler, Nazi director of Warsaw Hygiene Institute, is said to have accumulated more than a million zlotys in such “black market” dealings.

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