About 80,000 Jews have been liberated by the Red Army from different concentration camps in Germany and German-held countries, it was reported here today from Warsaw. A large number of them are Polish Jews, the report said.
The Central Committee of Polish Jews in Lublin dispatched a number of its numbers to meet the returning Jews. Assisted by Polish authorities, the committee organized receiving stations to which the liberated Jews are delivered by the Red Army. transpont of food, clothing and medicamente has been sent by the committee to some of these stations, accompanied by a number of physicians.
“The physical and moral condition of the liberated Jews is exceedingly low,” the Warsaw report says. “Many of them had been transferred from camp to camp during the German retreat from Poland. The majority, however, had been imprisoned in German concentration camps for several years, witnessing how thousands of other imprisoned Jews were driven to death by torture and starvation.
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