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                                        Minsk, 31.July.1942

To Reichkommissar for Ostland Gauleiter Hinrich Lohse Riga


.....Without contacting me, the Army Rear Zone Command liquidated 10,000 Jews,
whose systematic elimination had in any case been planned by us....

In Baranowitschi there are still another 10,000 Jews in the city itself, of
whom 9,000 will be liquidated next month...

Naturally I and the SD would like it best if the Jewry in the Generalbezirk of
Byelorussia was finally eliminated after their labor is no longer required by
the Wehrmacht. For the time being the essential requirements of the Wehrmacht,
the main employer of Jewry, are being taken into consideration...

                                        The Generalkommissar for Byelorussia
                                        signed Kube

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