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Thursday, 5 June 2014

1943: Hitler sentences 6,000,000 Jews to death



Joseph Hertz, the Zionist Chief Rabbi of the British Empire

On Tuesday, December 7, 1943, The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Mercury reported on a speech given by the British Empire's Chief Rabbi the previous day at the Metropole Hotel in Leeds; the newspaper paraphrased Hertz as having told his audience: 
"Hitler had pronounced a sentence of death on the 6,000,000 Jews of Europe. The Nazis had already murdered two millions by machine-gun and lethal chamber, by torture and hunger, and were now busy exterminating the third million."



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The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Mercury, Tuesday, December 7, 1943, p.1.



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