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Rotholz, Champion Boxer, Killed in Polish Campaign

December 12, 1939
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Shepsel Rotholz, Polish Jewish featherweight champion who represented Poland at many international boxing matches, was killed fighting in the Polish campaign, it was learned here.

Rotholz was a member of the Jewish Workers’ Sports Organization “Stern.” He refused to be included in a Polish team which was to meet a German boxing team in Germany in 1934, but was forced to go because he was considered to be the best Polish pugilist in his class.

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