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Czechs Urged to Show Greater Solidarity with Jews Despite Nazi Threats

February 17, 1943
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Replying to the latest Nazi decree, depriving Jews in the Czech Protectorate of their ration cards for most staple foods, the Czech Government-in-Exile today broadcast a message from here urging all the Czech people to show oven greater solidarity with the Jews.

Pointing out that Hitler’s treatment of the Jews is a warning to the Czechs as to what fate will befall them if they oppose the Nazis, the broadcast stated that, nevertheless, “the only decent answer is full solidarity of the Czechs with their Jewish brethren.”

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