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  • JTA Correspondent Reports 1,000,000 Jews Exterminated at Majdanek; Finds 1000 Survivors

    The Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent arriving hero today established that two-thirds of the more than 1,500,000 men, women and children annihilated by the Germans in the "death chambers" of the notorious Majdanek "extermination camp" near Lublin were Jews. The correspondent also found that about 1,000 Jews succeeded in miraculously escaping death and were the only… More ▸

  • Spectacular Trial of Germans Guilty in Mass-extermination of Jews to Be Held in Lublin

    The Soviet Government is making preparations for what will doubtless be a spectacular trial of the Germans charged with participating in mass-extermination of Jews in Lublin and in establishing “gas chambers” in the Lublin area where tens of thousands of Jews from Poland and other occupied countries were suffocated to death, the Moscow press reports… More ▸

  • JTA Correspondent Finds Only Twelve Jews Were Left Alive by Germans in Minsk

    Only twelve Jews remained alive in Minsk of the 80,000 Jews who lived in the city and of the 39,000 who were brought there from Berlin, Vienna and Prague, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency established today upon arriving here. Ignatz Burstein, one of the twelve who miraculously escaped Nazi extermination, told the JTA… More ▸

  • Five Million Jews “eliminated” in Europe by Germany, Nazi Newspapers Estimate

    German newspapers reaching here today carry a survey on the number of Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe showing that approximately five million Jews have been “eliminated” by the Germans in all German-controlled areas of the European continent. A statement preceding the survey says that “there is no longer any Jewish problem existing in the German Reich… More ▸

  • Polish Jews in Russia Enlist in Polish Army There; Nazis Kill 4,000 Foreign Jews

    British correspondents in Russia who are now visiting polish military units in Western Ukraine today reported that Jews constitute six percent of the Polish Army which is fighting against the Germans on the Russian front. The Jews in the Polish fighting forces in Russia are all volunteers, the correspondents disclose. The Jewish refugees were exempted… More ▸

  • Gestapo Beginning to Wipe out Jews in Lodz in Anticipation of German Retreat

    Apparently anticipating a German retreat far into western Poland, the Gestapo has begun liquidating the Lodz ghetto in which, according to the most recent reports, there were living 150,000 Jews employed as slave labor in vital German war industries. The Lodz ghetto is the only one remaining in all of Poland. A message from “inside… More ▸

  • Jewish Guerilia Unit in Poland Avenges “liquidated” Ghettos; Kills Officials

    A unique Jewish guerilla unit, numbering more than young Jews who escaped from the liquidated ghettos in various sections of occupied and, is now terrorizing Germans in the Lublin district, it was reported here today Jewish leaders from Poland. The unit is known all over Poland as “Ghetto Guerillas” and publishes its own undestine newspaper… More ▸

  • Polish Jews Indict War Criminals Responsible for Mass Murders

    The names of the ten men who head the list of German war criminals whose punishment will be demanded by the Jews of Poland after hostilities cease were made public today together with descriptions of the crimes with which they are charged. Addressing a press conference, attended by “Edward Warsawski,” a survivor of the Warsaw… More ▸