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Source: USHMM "Fifty Years Ago: Revolt Amid the Darkness,"
USHMM, 1993, p. 182 (including photocopy of original), as
taken from German Federal Archives (Bundesarchiv), Koblenz, 
record group R22, file 4089, page 224. Translation by Neal P. 
Guthrie and Sybil Milton.

The Reich Minister of Justice

                  Information for the Fuehrer

A full-blooded Jew sold breast milk to a pediatrician after
the birth of her child, concealing the fact that she was
Jewish. German infants in a children's clinic were given this
milk. The accused is charged with deceit. The recipients of
the milk were harmed because breat milk from a Jew cannot be
considered nourishment for German children. The shameless
behavior of the accused is also an affront. We have decided
not to pursue an indictment in order to spare the parents
unaware of the situation from any later uneasiness.

I will discuss the racial-hygiene aspects of this case with
the State Commissioner of Health.

Berlin, 27 April 1943
Copy No. 2

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