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Gestapo Assigns Special Division to Round Up Fugitive Jews for Deportation

An indication that there are still some Jews remaining in Holland, despite the German boast that the country has been cleared of all its Jewish residents, is seen in a report in collaborationist Dutch newspapers revealing that a special Gestapo division has been assigned to rounding-up fugitive Jews. Reports reaching here several months ago estimated that, at that time, there were about 10,000 Jews hidden in the homes of Dutch patriots.

A French underground newspaper received here today discloses that a pro-Nazi mountain guide recently betrayed to the Germans ten fugitive Jews whom he had agreed to take across the Pyrenees into Spain. The same guide, the paper says, turned three American officers over to the Nazis.