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November 1942

News and Comment

Am J Dis Child. 1942;64(5):919-920. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010110151016

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SPECIAL NOTICE  An Appeal.—Several thousand children of Polish, German, Russian, Appeal.—Several slovakian, Dutch and other nationalities, now in Southern France, are in grave danger of deportation to eastern Europe unless they are brought to America quickly. For the most part their parents are already gone or likely to be deported immediately, and the children themselves are in a condition of forlorn hope.The United States Committee for the Care of European Children, Inc., has undertaken to bring as many children as are eligible under the existing limitations and within the regulations of immigration procedure to the United States, where they will be placed in private homes. Many agencies are assisting in bringing the children from unoccupied France across Spain to Lisbon, Portugal, and from Lisbon to the United States on neutral boats, which boats will sail with navicerts provided by the respective governments.Plans have been completed for a

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