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  • Jews in Poland Are in Constant Fear of Death, Says Underground Report

    An authentic report from the Jewish underground movement in Nazi-held Poland released here today by its American representation discloses the latest developments in Jewish life in the ghettos. It emphasizes that efforts are being made to educate and feed at least twenty percent of the Jewish children, and that the death rate among adults is… More ▸

  • Nazis to Further Curtail Rations for Jews in Poland; Prohibit Family Kitchens

    Measures indicating that the Nazi authorities in occupied Poland plan to further reduce the bread ration for Jews there, aggravating the already acute situation in the ghettos, are reported in the Nazi-controlled Polish press received here today. In Lodz, Jews are no longer permitted to eat at home, the papers disclose. Family kitchens have been… More ▸

  • Allied Nations Considering Reprisals for Nazi Massacres of Jews in Poland

    Immediate reprisals against Germany for the slaughtering of hundreds of thousands of Polish Jews by the Gestapo are now under consideration by the Allied Nations, the Jews in Nazi-held Poland were told today in a broadcast from London. The broadcast, addressed to the Jews of occupied Poland, was repeated by the British radio in all… More ▸

  • Nazis Massacre 700,000 Polish Jews; Thousands Executed in Mobile Gas Chambers

    More than 700,000 Polish Jews – a third of the entire Jewish population – have been massacred by the Nazis in Poland since last summer, it was charged in a detailed report received here today through underground channels by Samuel Zygelbaum, Jewish member of the Polish National Council. Thousands of these victims were killed by… More ▸

  • All Jews Expelled from Kutno; Nazis Forbid Cracow Jews to Use Electric Lights

    All the Jews have been expelled from the Polish town of Kutno, birthplace of the famous Yiddish novelist Sholom Asch, it is reported in the Litzmannstaedter Zeitung, published by the Nazis in Lodz, which reached here today. The Nazi newspaper reports that a celebration was held in Kutno this week to mark the ousting of… More ▸

  • Nazi Decree Forbids Jews in Poland to Buy Any Food Except Rationed Bread, Sugar

    The Jewish population in Poland, already living under conditions of virtual starvation, has been forbidden to purchase any food except meager rations of bread and sugar, by a new Nazi decree reported in the German newspapers reaching here today. At the same time, the Nazi authorities in Poland are cancelling the Polish passports of the… More ▸

  • Nazis Order Warsaw Jewish Council to Deliver 20,000 Workers for Forced Labor

    Information reaching Polish Government circles here today reveals that the Nazi authorities have ordered the Jewish Council in the Warsaw ghetto to deliver “at once” 20,000 qualified Jewish workers, either men or women, in order to meet the urgent need for 50,000 tailors, weavers and carpenters to work on army orders in occupied Poland. Simultaneously,… More ▸

  • Nazis Forced to Employ Ousted Jewish Workers; Dr. Lieberman’s Property Confiscated

    The acute shortage of labor throughout Germany has resulted in the fact that the Nazi authorities in Lodz and the surrounding district have been compelled to re-admit thousands of Jewish textile workers into local factories from which they had been ousted, according to information received here today from Nazi-held Poland. It is estimated that about… More ▸

  • Nazi Commissars in Poland Announce “jews for Sale” to German Manufacturers

    The selling of Jews as slaves by the local German administrators in Poland has become an every day occurrence, it can be noted from German newspapers reaching here today. Capitalizing on the acute shortage of qualified workers, Nazi commissars in various Polish towns are openly advertising in German newspapers that they have “Jews for sale”… More ▸