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New Mass-executions of Jews in Occupied France Reported by British Radio

August 12, 1942
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Mass-executions of Jews have taken place throughout occupied France during the last few days, the British radio reported today. The executions were ordered by the chief of the Gestapo in Paris on the pretext that those executed were “in the pay of Britain” and participated in anti-Nazi terrorist acts.

Fighting French circles here today reported that Nazi authorities in Germany have ordered a special registration of all Jewish war prisoners who served in the French army. The majority of these prisoners were separated from the other French captives soon after the fall of France and held in separate camps. The new registration indicates that new hardships are in store for the Jewish war prisoners who, according to previous reports, are treated much worse than their non-Jewish colleagues.

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