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Jewish Leaders Appeal to American Jews to Save 1,700 Jewish Children from Poland

Jewish leaders in Hungary and in Rumania today simultaneously notified Jewish organizations here that 1,700 Jewish children whose parents have “disappeared” under the “Nazified” regime are now concentrated by the German administration in occupied Poland, in the city of Bochnia, Galicia.

Emphasizing that great concern felt for the fate of these children, the Jewish leaders from both pro-Nazi countries stated that it is improbable that the children can be rescued without the aid of American Jews. They themselves are doing whatever is in their power, but this will not be sufficient to save them. They express the hope that Jewish groups in Switzerland will contact American Jewish organizations and do all that is possible to get the children out of Poland.