NEW YORK (May. 11)
The Polish Telegraphic Agency, official organ of the Polish Government-in-Exile, today made public an “authorized denial” of a report carried by the New York Jewish newspaper “The Day,” which gave details of an alleged evidential document sent to the Polish Government-in-Exile by its representative in occupied, Poland in which it was recommended that Polish Jews not be repatriated after the war.
“The Polish Government never received such a report from its delegate in Poland,” the denial said. “Nor did the delegate or any of his subordinate departments send such a report. This fact was confirmed six months ago and communicated to the Polish National Council in London upon the appearance of the first of such versions concerning the contents of an allegedly official report from Poland in the sense of the particulars quoted by the Jewish Day.
“It must be stressed that information concerning alleged plans regarding the nature Jewish population in Poland, presented in the above mentioned paper, are contrary both factually and spiritually to information as well as conclusions coming from Poland from the Polish Government’s delegate and his executive departments as well as from the Council of National Unity on which the government in Poland is based. Those reports are obviously contrary to policy rulings and plans of the Polish Government,” the statement said.