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500 Jewish Hostages in Lwow Transferred by the Nazis to Unknown Destination

January 18, 1942
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The 500 Jews of Lwow, capital of Eastern Galicia, who were taken as hostages by the Nazis immediately after the occupation of the city, have now been transferred from the Lwow prison to an unknown destination, according to reports reaching Polish circles here today. The Jews were taken as hostages to insure payment of the fine of 20,000,000 rubles imposed by the Nazis upon the Lwow Jewish community following the capture of the city from the Soviet Army.

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