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Army Recruits Attack Population in Galician Towns

June 13, 1929
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What might have developed into a virtual pogrom against the Jewish population in the township Zaleszcki, Eastern Galicia, was checked by vigorous resistance offered by the Jewish population.

Polish army recruits of Ruthenian nationality attacked the town on their way to their regiment headquarters, started to rob Jewish stores and wreck houses. The Jewish population defended themselves and a bloody battle ensued. One of the recruits was killed, having been stabbed. Five of the recruits were seriously injured. The police intervened, making many arrests.

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