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size of the ghetto of Warsaw is indicated as equal to 50,000 persons, which is perhaps inferior to the actual number. In fact, in his report concerning the liquidation of this ghetto in May 1943, following the second uprising, the SS-Brigadeführer Stroop boasts of having captured and exterminated 56,065 people. Let us add that the systematic and total destruction of the ghettos in Poland began in the second half of 1942 with numerous murders and the transfer of the survivors to the concentration camps.

The work camps enumerated in the Korherr Report, with their effectives at the beginning of 1943, are those which were found in Germany in the regions of Konigsberg, of Breslau and in Posnania. In the actual state of our knowledge, it is impossible for us to complete the data of Korherr on this subject beyond the beginning of 1943. What is known is that the conditions of existence in these camps were as harsh as those which prevailed in the concentration camps, less the gas chambers and the selections. Their liquidation by the sending of the survivors to the concentration camps began in the middle of 1944.

The next to the last category of persons of which mention is made in the Korherr Report is that of emigrants. Their census is given as of 12-31-42, and, according to countries, their numbers are the following:
Of course the "emigrants" are a category of which the interest is relatively secondary when compared to other victims of the anti-Semitic persecution. But it is not useless to point out that progressively, according to the conquests of the Wehrmacht, a certain number of emigrants" were taken back from the countries which had received them and deported. For example, in the statistics concerning 75,721 Jewish deportees of the camp at Drancy classed by nationality, one finds 7,000 Germans, 4,500 Russians, 3,300 Rumanians, 2,500 Austrians, 26,300 Poles and a thousand Danzigers, Latvians, Lithuanians and
 
Regions Period from .....
to 12-31-42
Number
Old Reich (region of Sudetenland
included)
1-30-33
9-29-38
382,534
Austria 3-13-38 149,124
Bohemia and Moravia 3-16-39 25,699
Regions of the East (with Bialystock Sept. 1939 334,673*
Goverenment General (with Lemberg) (June 1940) 427,920*
Total: 1,319,950
* Emigration and excess of mortality combined.
 
   
   

 
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