Krakow

  • 15,000 Jewish Force Laborers Brought to Arsap After Liquidation of Ghetto

    Fifteen-thousand Jews were quartered in the ruins of the Warsaw ghetto as of July 1, having been brought there from other parts of Poland for slave labor, after all the original residents were either murdered or deported at the conclusion of the battle in the ghetto in April, according to a report from the Polish… More ▸

  • Nazi Governor Announces All Jews Remaining in Poland Will Be Annihilated

    The German authorities in Poland have speeded up their program of annihilation of the remnants of Polish Jewry as a direct consequence of the battle of the Warsaw Ghetto, in which several hundred German soldiers were killed, it was learned here today. They have unleashed savage raids on the few remaining Jewish communities in Poland… More ▸

  • Nazis Start Executing Jews in Reprisal for Blasted Dams; Fierce Battle in Warsaw

    Mass-executions of Jews have taken place during the last three days in the ghettos of Cracow and Stanislawow, in Poland, “in reprisal for the destruction of the Ruhr dams,” the Polish clandestine radio station SWIT reported today. The broadcast also reported that a fierce house-to-house battle is still raging in the Warsaw ghetto and that,… More ▸

  • Cracow Ghetto Liquidated in “worst Pogrom of Nazi Annihilation Campaign” Poles Say

    Thousands of Jews in the Cracow ghetto were slaughtered and other thousands were deported to the dread concentration camp at Oswiecim during the week-end of March 13-15 in what is described as “one of the worst pogroms of the Nazi annihilation campaign,” according to reliable information reaching Polish Government circles here today. While the exact… More ▸

  • Three Large Camps for Jews in Poland; Gestapo Starts Manhunt on All Frontiers

    Three large labor camps for Polish Jews have been established by the Nazis at Lublin, Ausschwitz and Birkenau, a report reaching here today disclosed. Jewish men and women from all parts of Poland are being driven to these camps, and assigned to difficult physical labor, the report said, adding that “the greatest rate of mortality… More ▸

  • Cracow Ghetto is “judenrein,” American Renegade Broadcaster in Berlin Reports

    The Jewish ghetto in Cracow, into which thousands of Jews were driven several months ago when the Nazis adopted the policy of making most Polish towns “Judenrein” and concentrating the Jews in a few large cities, is now completely empty, according to a broadcast from Berlin today by “Paul Revers,” renegade American who has been… More ▸

  • Mass-pogroms on Jews Throughout Galicia; Victims Send S.o.s. to Democratic Nations

    Unprecedented panic among the remaining Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland is reported in brief code messages which continue to reach here from various sections of the Government General, especially from Galicia, where large-scale pogroms are being carried out in the ghettos by special Gestapo units. The messages indicate that if steps are not taken immediately to… More ▸

  • Nazis Make Warsaw “judenrein”, Deport Remaining Jews from Ghetto

    The city of Warsaw where the Nazis concentrated 500,000 Jews in the first Jewish ghetto established in occupied Poland, is now completely “judenrein,” according to information reaching here today. Not a single Jew remains in the Warsaw ghetto, the report received here today from Poland stated. The several thousand Jewish artisans there who were permitted… More ▸

  • Hundreds of Towns in Poland Made “judenrein,” Nazi Government Reports

    Hundreds of towns, large and small, have been made “judenrein” by the Nazis in occupied Poland during the last few months, it is disclosed in an official report published by the Nazi government in Berlin newspapers which reached here today. The report, issued by the Secretary of State for Security in the Government General, reveals… More ▸