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Deportation Drive Started by Hungary

November 6, 1939
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The Hungarian authorities have started a large-scale round up of Polish-born Jews — especially in the territories of Upper Hungary and Carpatho-Russia which were annexed to Hungary as a result of the Munich pact — with a view to deporting them into Poland, it was learned today.

Part of them will be expelled to the Nazi-controlled area of Poland, but most of them will be sent to Galicia, which is in the Soviet zone.

Several thousand Polish Jews, virtually all of them very religious, including numerous rabbis, were being held in Munkacevo, in imminent danger of being forced into Soviet Poland.

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