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Polish Government Devotes Large Part of Indictment of Nazis to Extermination of Jews

A 40-page brief submitted by the Polish Government to the Allied representatives who will prosecute the 24 top Nazis who are to be formally indicted in Berlin tomorrow, contains a large section devoted to the Nazi extermination of Jews in the camps and in the ghettos esablished in Poland, it was reported here today.

The Government charges the Nazi leaders with direct responsibility for the mass annihilation of Polish Jewry, with destruction of synagogues, killing of rabbis, lecting of Jewish property and torturning millions of Polish Jews to death.

The Germans established about 200 places of internment and more than 1,000 places of slaughter in Poland, it was revealed here today. The number of Jews killed there – both Polish and those deported from other occupied countries to Poland – is estimated to be more than four million by a special department established by the Government for the purpose of gathering material concerning Nazi atrocities in Poland.