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  • Jewish Underground Movement in Poland Sends First-hand Report to Jews of America

    The first comprehensive report from the Jewish underground movement ever to reach this country was made public here today by the World Jewish Congress. It describes in detail how Jews revolted against the Germans not only in the ghetto of Warsaw, but also in the ghettos of Bialystok, Czastochowa, Wilno, Tarnow, Bendzin and in the… 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 ▸

  • Further Reports of Liquidation of Polish Ghettos Reach London; Poles Praised

    A detailed report of the liquidation of the smaller Jewish ghettos in Poland by the Nazis during last May and June was received here today by Dr. Ignacy Schwarzbart, a deputy in the Polish National Council. The report says that the ghettos in Piaski, Komskowole, Siedlice, Lukow and Radzyn were wiped out. In the town… 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 ▸

  • Bbc Special Broadcast Estimates 3,000,000 European Jews Killed by Germans

    Marking the forthcoming anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Nazi atrocities in occupied Europe, which was issued on Dec. 17, 1942, the British Broadcasting Company today broadcast a summary of German atrocities against Jews, estimating that 3,000,000 European Jews have been killed since the outbreak of the war. The broadcaster stated that Poland has… 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 ▸

  • Agreement with Guerrillas Paved Way for Jewish Revolt in Polish Death Camp

    The recent revolt of the Jewish prisoners in the Treblinka “death camp” in Poland, during which a good part of the camp was burned down and many prisoners escaped, was made possible when an underground organization of young Jewish men and women within the camp succeeded in establishing contact with a band of Polish guerrillas… More ▸