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Jewish Slave Laborers Executed by Germans in Estonia Before Hasty Retreat

British correspondents taken from Moscow to Tallin, the capital of liberated Estonia, today cabled details of German mass-murder of Jewish slave laborers two days before the Germans retreated from Tallin.

The correspondents spoke to a few of the twenty Jews who escaped extermination because of the German haste in leaving the city. The survivors described how the Germans machine-gunned slave laborers at the Klooga labor camp on Sept. 19 and poured gasoline over the bodies in an attempt to eradicate traces of the massacre.

Taken to the place where the mass-execution occurred, the correspondents found charred corpses in piles of ashes, and a heap of clothing most of which bore a stencilled Mogen Dovid.