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7,000 Jewish Partisans in Czechoslovakia Face Death in Mountains, Say Nazis

German-controlled Slovakian newspapers received here allege that 7,000 Jews who joined the partisan uprising in the Banka-Bystrica region are stranded in the mountains and face death.

The papers warn that any captured “will not escape deserved punishment.” They assert that hundreds of the Jews have committed suicide rather than surrender.