Lorraine is being " colonised " by several thousand farmers, land workers and families of workers, moved from Germany, according to reports in the Nazi press.
About 20 per cent, of these are expected to be settled by the end of this calendar year or the beginning of the next economic year. when it is planned to send further settlers.
Similar colonies, however, are to be reserved for soldiers at the front, therefore settlers in Lorraine at the present time must manage the land as tenants of the soldiers. The areas to be allotted to soldiers and to the present colonists will be decided after the war.