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Cable from Switzerland to Agudas Israel World Organizations, New York June 12, 1944 describing situation of Hungarian Jews and calling for bombing deportation railways


CONFIDENTIAL

PARAPHRASE OF CABLE

Since April, we are receiving despaired letters and cables about the deportation of the Jews from Hungary and Slovakia to Poland, which naturally means to death. Often, from 10 to 15 thousand people are deported daily. Altogether, about 300,000 persons have been deported so far. We have asked, in the American and British Legations for the bombardment of the given rail-hub points (Kashau-Pressov) but so far without results. The whole relief action, commissars, pity, etc., are useless unless decisive steps are being undertaken.

Please intervene immediately with President Roosevelt, Churchill and eventually in Moscow, to bombard the given points as soon as possible, which alone could save these people.

The responsibilities for the causing of this experiment is tremendous. Please consider all this very discreetly.


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