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Nearly 10,000 Jews Confined in German Concentration Camp in Hanover

The number of Jews in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Hanover, Germany, is larger than anyone has heretofore believed, JTA learned today from an official source. A completely reliable report indicates it is one of the larger concentrations of Jews in Germany.

At the end of last November, 9,188 Jews were at Bergen-Belsen, according to the report. Of these 4,500 were Jews from Holland, Belgium; 3,500 were Slovakian and Hungarian women and girls; 349 were Polish Jews; 300 were Jews of Spanish and Portuguese nationality; 150 were Greek; 89 Hungarian, and another 300 were of unspecified nationality.