Another example of the “electrocution” rumour.
ONE-HALF TO BE KILLED THIS YEAR
Himmler, after a visit to Warsaw, ordered that one-half of the Polish Jews were to be killed in one year. In pursuance of this order deportations were carried out at the rate of ten thousand a day. Places of execution were organised at Chelm and Belzec, where murders “en masse” are carried out by means of electrocution and lethal gas. Early this month the State Department in Washington gave figures showing that the number of Jewish victims deported or “perished” since 1939 in Axis-controlled Europe had reached the appalling total of 2,000,000, and that 5,000,000 were in danger of extermination