Consul Yamaguchi on the situation of Jews in Vienna



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From: Consul Yamaguchi (Vienna)

To: Foreign Minister Shigemitsu Mamoru (Tokyo)

Since 29th of last month, the control of Jews in Vienna has become even harsher.

The following is what we learned in extreme confidentiality. Those who married Jews are confined to certain houses; Those with mixed Jewish blood are not allowed to join the Arbeitsfront or are expelled from it.


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