LONDON (Feb. 24)
A suggestion that all Allied commanders and chiefs of guerrilla units be instructed to do their utmost to rescue Jews and political prisoners who could be transferred with minimum formalities to countries of safety, was made here today by the National Committee for Rescue from Nazi Terror to representatives of the United Nations.
Three letters from Jewish leaders in the underground movements in occupied Poland reached here today. Their contents throw light on the despair prevailing among those Jews in Poland who have so far escaped Nazi extermination.
“We believe that the country will be liberated soon, but very few of us will live to see it,” says one of the letters. Another letter emphasizes the torture which the remaining Jews are still undergoing. “You cannot understand our sufferings,” the Letter states. “One living in London must have a pathological imagination in order to conceive what is being done to us here. All centers of Jewish life are obliterated from the face of the earth and their inhabitants have gone to death in tortures camps.”
The third letter, written by a well known Zionist labor leader whose names can not be disclosed for obvious reasons, reads.
“There are but a few of us left alive. Some of those still surviving are held in closed camps and they are doomed, others are still free, living under ghastly conditions under constant threat of death. Each day we come through safely is accepted as purely accidental. Death has became too common a thing to excite any fear in us. We have acquired a new mentality and a new psychological attitude. If we have any merit, it is only that in spite of everything we have retained our moral and ideological fares. This is by on means the to us, but to those values which entered our blood. Thanks to them, the initiative to resist and fight has come to us, who are part of the movement for a labor Palestine.