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Germans Left Practically No Jewish Children in Poland, J.t.a. Correspondent Finds

September 7, 1944
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There are virtually no Jewish children left in liberated Poland, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency established here today. Among the approximately 1,000 Jewish survivors in Lublin and the vicinity there are only ten children. Six of them were found at the Majdanek camp.

Practically no Jewish children have been born since the occupation of Poland by the Germans. Of the ten Jewish children registered among the survivors here, there is only one child born since the outbreak of the war.

The destruction of the Jewish youth by the Germans is looked upon by the Jewish Committee here as one of the chief obstacles to the eventual development of revived Jewish life in Poland. It is pointed out that while ten or so years from now the Jews who survived German extermination will either be old or verging on middle age, there will he only a handful of Jewish young men and women, such as the ten in Lublin, and even they may prefer to emigrate from the country in order to forget the places where they lived through so much horror and where their parents and relatives were killed.

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