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What happened? We’re they all shot?
Context: Nazi Germany attempted to exterminate the intelligentsia of Poland (teachers, clergymen, etc) in a series of mass-killings across the country.
>There should be one master only for the Poles, the German. Two masters, side by side, cannot and must not exist. Therefore, all representatives of the Polish intelligentsia are to be exterminated. This sounds cruel, but such is the law of life.
Adolf Hitler to Hans Frank and other Nazi officials, quoted in Bormann’s memorandum