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Nazis Killed 2,000,000 Jews in Russia, 5,200,000 Polish and Other Jews Murdered in Poland

Adequate proof that the Germans killed as many as 2,000,000 Jews in Russia during their Occupation of Soviet territory was given here today to the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

At the same time, it was learned here that the Polish Provisional Government will issue this week a formal statement announcing that the Germans have massacred 3,200,000 Polish Jews, and that they also murdered in Poland about 2,000,000 Jews from other countries who were deported from their native lands to the extermination camps in Majdanek, Tremblinka, Oswiecim and other “death centers”.

The Central Committee of Polish Jews today reported over the Lublin radio that registration of surviving Jews as well as exact data secured from different sources establish beyond a doubt that “at least 3,200,000 Polish Jews have been murdered by the Hitlerites, in addition to the Jews of other countries who were exterminated in ‘death camps’ in Poland” during the German occupation.

It was estimated here today that no more than four million Jews are left in Europe, the large majority of them in the USSR. The data on the number of Jews killed by the Germans is being released in connection with the forthcoming conference of the United Nations at San Francisco, as part of the picture of the horrible sufferings imposed by the Germans upon the people of Europe.

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