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Court Jails Pole Who Refused to Aid Drowning Jew

September 2, 1936
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A Polish river steamer captain was sentenced today to a year in prison for having refused to rescue a drowning Jew.

The Court of Appeals set aside a previous verdict by a lower court of six months for the indicted man, Captain Kostecki, who had declared that a Jew was “not worth saving.”

Another Jew rescued Chaim Seidel, the almost victim.

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