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Only 45,000 of 118,000 Jews Sent to Theresienstadt Remain; Others Dead or Deported

Of the 118,000 Jews from Germany, Austria, Denmark and Czechoslovakia sent to the fortress prison of Theresienstadt, in Bohemia, only 45,000 remain, a reliable report from Germany said today. The others have either been sent to concentration camps at Lodz and Lublin, in Poland, or have died.

Most of the prisoners there are soldiers of the first World War, well-known scientists and artists, and older people. Among them are reported to be 34 physicians, several famous Berlin and Vienna professors and Dr. I. Friediger, Chief Rabbi of Copenhagen. Able-bodied prisoners must work 10 hours a day on road construction or brick manufacturing jobs. The food situation is said to be "not bad" although it is quite unsatisfactory for children.