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Jews Expelled from Kalish and Tarnopol; 600 Deported Belgian Jews Reach Poland

August 16, 1942
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The expulsion of the entire Jewish population from the city of Kelish, in occupied Poland, to the ghetto in Ledz is indicated here today in reports from Cracow. According to these reports, the Jews have also been deported from the city of Ternopol, Galicia.

A “Jewish train” carrying 600 Jews deported from Belgium, reached Cracow this week under special Gestapo guards. The majority of the deportees ere over fifty years of age. Most of then were immediately sent to the Cracow ghetto, the rest scattered over various districts. More transports of Jews from Belgium are expected to reach Cracow before the end of the month.

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