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Nazis Boast of “consistent” Removal of Jews from Prague

June 9, 1942
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The removal of the Jews from Prague is being carried out “with unwavering consistency and mathematical accuracy,” the Bratislava radio reported today, quoting the Nazi paper Grenzbote, published in Slovakia. “The number of people wearing yellow badges is constantly decreasing while the deportation of Jews continues,” the announcer said.

Cardinal Hinsley, Catholic Primate of England, today sent a message to the Federation of Czechoslovakian Jews in London, reading: “The cruel persecution of Jews simply because they are Jews is an outrage to all principles of justice and humanity. We condemn in strongest terms the massacre of innocent people, the appealing horror of deportations of whole populations, the hideous concentration camps and the savage methods of the Gestapo as well as the pillage and robberies.” The message was sent on the occasion of the meeting which the Federation of Czechoslovakian Jews will hold Wednesday to pretest against the deportations of Jews from Prague and from Slovakia.

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