from whose intolerable persecution they have fled, and where they will be placed in concentration camps, or being cast into prison upon their expulsion for illegal entry into a country other than Germany, or evading the expulsion order and thereby becoming subject to imprisonment as criminals.
The psychological and spiritual effects of these conditions can hardly be over-stated. The number of suicides, the distortion of minds and the breaking down of bodies, the deaths of children through malnutrition—are tragic witness to these consequences.
"Polish citizenship shall be lost by acquiring foreign citizenship"(Article II). The Austrian Law of July 3Oth, I925, as well as the Nationality Laws of the other East European States, contain the same provision. See Flournoy, R. and Hudson, M. A Collection of Nationality Laws, pp.I8-9.