The University of Cracow


    EXPRESSIONS of sympathy have been received by the Polish Ambassador in Great Britain from universities in Great Britain, the Association of University Teachers and the Universities Bureau of the British Empire in reply to a statement concerning German activities in connexion with the University of Cracow (The Times, Dec. 22). It appears that the members of the teaching staff of the University were invited to attend a conference at which the German attitude toward Polish men of learning was to be explained. The tone of the address offended the audience, who walked out, to find lorries waiting outside, in which they were removed and sent eventually to a concentration camp in Germany.

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    The University of Cracow. Nature 145, 20 (1940).

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