before 1939.They were long term settlers from XIX century and before hand. In some cities like Lodz they were 30% of the total population. No sssoner that Hitler started his National Socialist party in 1920 the Polish citizen of german descent were enthisiastic supporters of Nazi. Polish Government did not take any action although after 1926 Poland was a authocratic but benign dictatorship(Sanacja) As soon as Hitlers Wehramcht invaded Poland those Polish german citizenbecoame" Volksdautsche" The invasion of Poland followed the plea by Polish Germans to German inhabitants in the City of Gdansk (Danzing) to help them as if they were oppressed by Polish Government and Poles. Hitler complied and on September 1, 1939 he invaded Poland to "rescue" Volks daustche from deicrimination. The worst Nazi Camp staff were the Volksdautsche of the Free City odf Danzing. Stutthof was the first Nazi concentration camp built outside of Germany and it was near Stutthof (Sztutowo) in the former Free City of Danzing. Stutthof was the last camp liberated by the Allies, on May 9, 1945. More than 85,000 victims died in the camp out of as many as 110,000 people deported there. During the Nuremberg Trials, Sigmund Mazur, a laboratory assistant at the Danzig Anatomical Institute, testified that soap had been made from corpse fat at the camp, and claimed that 70 to 80 kg of fat collected from 40 bodies could produce more than 25 kg of soap, and that the finished soap was retained by Professor Rudolf Spanner. Eyewitnesses included British POWs who were part of the forced labor that constructed the camp. Volksdautsche Polish of german descent had some "Rationalization to bertray Poland. What Is Oppenheimers of Peace Now rational of asking a Foreign government to use force to rremove sttelemenst?
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