Hailing the liberation of Paris as a great step towards the liberation from German hands of Jews and other oppressed people, the Jewish Labor Committee today cabled a message of congratulations in behalf of 500,000 Jewish workers in the United States to leaders of the French labor movement on the occasion of the restoration of the French capital to the people of France. The message reads:
“On the historic day of the liberation of Paris, we salute the workers of France whose great courage and untold sacrifices kept the spirit of freedom in France alive, despite the cruel oppression of the Hitler hordes. Your liberation is a great step to the liberation of all people have been marked for total extermination. This day is celebrated by all who are fighting in the war for human decency and international brotherhood. It has been our proud duty to cooperate with the heroic underground movement in France. We shall be happy to cooperate with the freed and revived French labor movement whenever we can be of service.”
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