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Chinese Nationalist Soldiers Loot Homes of Displaced Persons in Shanghai

December 22, 1948
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Nationalist soldiers here yesterday looted homes of displaced persons in this city. Troops, who were watched by military police who made no attempt to halt them, first wrecked a cafe and then broke into premises where the refugees live and stole money, clothing and other valuables.

The fear that a pogrom will occur in Shanghai in the interval following the Chinese Nationalists’ withdrawal and the restoration of order by the pursuing armed forces of the Chinese Communists is growing among the Jewish refugees here. The transition period is said to hold very dangerous possibilities for Jewish and other displaced persons in the city.

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