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  • 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 ▸

  • Jewish Youths Fighting Germans in Warsaw Streets Call for Urgent Help from London

    Dr. Emanuel Szerer, Jewish member of the Polish National Council, today received a message from the Jewish underground movement in occupied Poland, dated August 18th, telling of the Jewish youth participation in the battle against the Germans which is now raging in the city of Warsaw. The message concludes with a plea for help. “For… More ▸

  • Jewish and Polish Leaders Estimate 2,500,000 Jews Murdered in Occupied Poland

    Dr. Josef Rotinger, the 57-year old Polish leader who recently returned from a daring mission in occupied Poland, today told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that leaders of the underground movement, including some Jews, told him in Warsaw that at least 2,500,000 Jews had been exterminated by the Germans in Nazi-hold Poland. They estimated that there… 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 ▸

  • Jews Battling Grimly on Streets of Warsaw; Only 200,000 Jews Survive in Poland

    Surviving Jews in Warsaw are now waging a grim battle on the streets of the Polish capital, together with the Poles, against the German occupation units, it was reported here today by Tomasz Arciszewski, chairman of the executive of the Polish Socialist party who has reached London from occupied Poland and was named by the… More ▸

  • Germans Capture 100 Warsaw Jews Hiding in Homes of Friendly Poles

    German police in Warsaw recently rounded up 100 Jews who were being sheltered in the homes of Poles, according to information reaching Polish circles here today. The fate of the Jews, who were probably survivors of the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto is not known. The Jews were captured during mass arrests by the Nazis… More ▸

  • Polish Jews in Russia Raise Fund to Commemorate Heroes of Warsaw Ghetto

    Polish Jews in Tadjikistan, Soviet Asia, recently held two memorial meetings in the city of Proletarsk for the Jews who fell in the battle of the Warsaw ghetto and decided to commemorate these heroes by collecting a fund to build a soviet tank unit named after them, it was reported here today by the Jewish… More ▸

  • Jewish Guerrillas Escaped from Warsaw Ghetto Wipe out 2,000 German Troops

    More than 2,000 German soldiers have fallen before the guns of a group of Jewish partisans who escaped from the ruins of the Warsaw ghetto last Summer, it is reported in a message from underground sources received by the polish Government-in-Exile here today. After hiding for three months in the debris left after the German… More ▸