Moscow (Apr. 24)
Some members of the Polish Home Army, Affiliated with the Polish Government-in-exile in London, have gone underground and are attacking Jews in many small towns, Gen. Michal Rola-Zymierski, Commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the Polish Provisional Government, charged today.
Gen. Rola-Zymierski told correspondonts that the chief offenders were sections of the “NSZ” units of the Home Army, which were formed by the anti-Semitic Indek Party. He stated that in addition to physical assaults on Jews, during which some have been killed, these underground forces are spreading anti-Semitism in Poland.
“They are no longer an army, but a political group,” the Polish commander said, “and we plan to liquidate them in due time.” Confirming earlier reports that last month several Jews were killed by these units, Gen. Rola-Zymierski said that “by attacking defenseless Jewish people, they only prove their own rottenness.”
The Lublin radio reported today that seventy percent of the workshops in Cracow whose Jewish owners were killed by the Germans have been reopened. It also disclosed that Dr. Boleslaw Drobner, a member of a well known Gracow Jewish family, has been appointed mayor of Breslau.