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  • Restoration of Looted Property, Full Rights, Promised Polish Jews by New Committee

    Polish Jews were assured today by the new polish Committee of National Liberation, which has established headquarters in Chelm, in central Poland, that their looted property will be restored and that all legal rights will be guaranteed them. The assurance was contained in a manifesto broadcast by the Moscow radio. The head of the War… More ▸

  • Germans Eradicate Traces of Their Mass-executions of Jews in Poland; Burn Bodies

    German authorities in occupied Poland are now engaged in eradicating all traces of their mass-executions of Jews, it was reliably reported here today. Acting on instructions from Berlin, German administrators throughout Poland have ordered the exhumation of the bodies of Jews from mass-graves and the burning of these bodies so as to leave no trace… More ▸

  • German Data Reveals 1,071,600 Polish Jews Transported to Extermination Camps

    Official statistics of the German Railways operating in occupied Poland reveal that 1,071,600 doomed Jews were transported to Treblinka, Belzetz and other “extermination camps” during the year beginning April 1, 1942 and ending March 31, 1943, it was reported here today at a session of the Zionist Actions Committee demoted to the question of rescuing… More ▸

  • Germans Build Huge Funeral Pyre to Incinerate Polish Jews, Underground Reports

    An indication of the scale on which the Nazi massacres of Jews are still being carried out in Poland is given in a report received from underground sources by Emanuel Szerer, a Jewish deputy in the Polish National Council. When the incinerator at the Majdanek “death camp” broke down for several days, the report discloses,… More ▸

  • Germans Have Established Nine Separate Concentration Camps for Polish Jews

    Nine of the many concentration camps which have been established by the German occupation authorities in Poland are used solely for Jewish prisoners, while Jews are also confined in three other camps, according to information gathered by a special commission of the Polish Government, which was made public here today. The “Jewish camps” are located… More ▸

  • Polish Government Paper Publishes Eye-witness Accounts of Liquidation of Ghettos

    A series of eye-witness accounts of the liquidation of several large ghettos in Poland is published today in Dziennik Polski, official organ of the Polish Government-in-Exile. In the city of Sandomierz, in the Lublin district of central Poland, one report states, Ukrainian detachments of the Nazi S.S. troops broke into the ghetto at four o’clock… More ▸

  • Nazis “clearing” Upper Silesia of Last Groups of Jews

    Practically all Jews have been deported by the Nazis from the Polish part of Upper Silesia, it is reported in the Krakauer Zeitung reaching here today from Nazi-occupied Poland. The Nazi paper says that “small groups” of Jews still reside in a few townships south of Katovice, but adds that even these Jews, who were… More ▸