London (Apr. 16)
Two-hundred and twenty-five Palestinian Jewish war prisoners of units captured in Greece and Crete in 1940 arrived in England during the week-end on route home.
They revealed that, after being confined in a camp in Eastern Germany for four years, when the Red Army invaded Silesia, they were marched farther into the interior of the Reich. A few days ago they were liberated by American troops and are now in a reception camp in the Midlands.
A representative of the Jewish Agency, who visited the men, said that more than 70 percent of them are badly under-nourished and extremely weak as a result of the long march, during which their daily ration consisted of about one-third of a pound of bread. The Agency official said that small groups of freed Palestinians arrive at the camp almost daily.