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  • JTA Correspondent Finds 3,000 Jews in Warsaw; All Jewish Buildings in City Razed

    About 3,000 Jews are among the 30,000 surviving men and women of Warsaw, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency established today upon his arrival in this battered city. The plight of these Jews baffles description, and their number is increasing as Jewish survivors arrive from neighboring townships. A local Jewish committee is functioning, and… More ▸

  • Jewish Children in Poland Repudiate Their Parents; Prefer to Remain Christians

    The Central Jewish Committee here today sent representative to various parts of newly-liberated Polish territory to register the surviving Jews there and to provide immediate relief for them. At the same time, it was revealed here today that some of the Jewish children in the Warsaw ghetto who were given shelter by Christians refuse to… More ▸

  • 1,000 Jews Saved by Russian Army in Newly Liberated Polish Towns

    About 1,000 Jews have been found by the advancing Russian Army in Polish territory liberated since the beginning of the present offensive, it was announced today over the Lublin radio. Some Jews from Warsaw arrived here today. They told how 10,000 Jews who were still hiding in Warsaw, after the destruction of the ghetto, participated… More ▸

  • Nazis Left No Jews in Lodz; Fear Fate of Jews in Reich As German Army Retreats

    The Germans left no Jews in the large polish textile center of Lodz when they evacuated the city several days ago, it was reported today by the Berlin correspondent of the Stockholm newspaper Tidningen. There were many thousands of Jews in the Lodz ghetto working in factories which produced clothing for the German Army, the… More ▸

  • Only Few Jews Found in Ruins of Warsaw by Red Army, Lublin Broadcast Reports

    Only a few Jews were found in Warsaw when the Red Army captured the Polish capital on Wednesday, the Lublin radio said today in a Yiddish broadcast. It gave no further details. The broadcast, which marked both the liberation of Warsaw and the second anniversary of the first battle in the ghetto there, reviewed how… More ▸

  • Surviving Jews in Lublin Still Suffering from Effects of German Terror

    Many of the 1,000 Jews in Lublin who escaped extermination in the “death camp” of Majdanek, situated on the outskirts of the city, were still too shaken today to write down the addresses of their relatives in the United States for the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency who arrived here from Moscow to establish… More ▸

  • 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 ▸