GERMANY: Man's Fate

More than 10 million Germans used to live east of the Oder and Neisse Rivers, most of them in the German territory turned over to Poland after World War II. Last week a study compiled by a five-man team of German social scientists for the West German Refugee Ministry told what had happened to them. ¶ 2,167,000 died—650,000 while fleeing before the Red army advance, 100,000 violently at the hands of the Red forces, another 100,000 as a result of forced deportation to the east by the Russians. ¶ 7,000,000 fled westward. ¶ 1,000,000...

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