Request for a Progress Report on the Deportation of Bucharest Jews

(November 3, 1942)


PRIME MINISTERS OFFICE
UNDER-SECRETARIAT FOR RUMANIZATION,
COLONIZATION AND INVENTORY
THE OFFICE FOR RESEARCH; DOCUMENTATION
AND PLACEMENT

29.Sep.[tember] 1942

To:
Mr. Radu Lecca
Government Commissar for the Jewish Question Here

We hereby submit to you a copy of report no. 304, dated September 23 current year, written by Mr. Elizeu Dumitrescu, a referent in the Office for Research of the Under-secretariat. We ask you to inform us to what extent the cleaning out of the capital, i.e. apartments, of the Jews, has been accomplished or is about to be by means of deportations and emigrations.

THE MINISTER Director,

The following handwritten remark by Radu Lecca appears in the text:

Our plan provides for the evacuation of all Jews who are not useful to the national economy, to Poland.

[signed] Radu Lecca
November 3, 1942

Source: Jean Ancel, "Plans for Deportation of the Romanian Jews and their Discontinuation in Light of Documentary Evidence (July-October 1942)," Yad Vashem Studies, Vol. 16, 1984, p. 402.


Source: Yad Vashem