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Retreating Germans Deport Last Jews from Holland; All Jews from Slovakia Sent to Reich

The German Army on its retreat from occupied Europe to the Reich is sending ahead thousands of Jews who had been held in concentration camps, according to information reaching Allied governments here today.

Reliable Dutch circles report that the last 3,000 Jews remaining in Holland, aside from those in hiding, have been deported from the Vught concentration camp to the Buchenwald camp in Germany in three transports of 1,000 each.

The Czech Government learned, at the same time, that all Jews, remaining in Slovakia, together with many prominent Czechs and Slovaks, have been sent to Germany and Austria in sealed freight cars.

Fears had been expressed in informed quarters here that a wholesale slaughter of Jews confined in labor camps in Slovakia might precede the collapse of the Slovak puppet regime, unless the country was rapidly liberated by Czechoslovak interior forces and units of the Red Army.