After all, Jews from all kinds of groups, including Communists, are turning to us and asking for arms as though our depots were full. By way of experiment I gave them a few revolvers. I have no assurance whatsoever that they will use these arms at all. I will not give them any more arms, because, as you know, we have none ourselves, we are waiting for a new consignment. Inform us what contacts our Jews have with London.
Yad Vashem Archives, O-25/93.
* This message was sent by General Rowecki, Commander of the AK, to the Polish Government in London on January 4, 1943. AK Armia Krajowa Fatherland Army: the military arm of the Polish Underground under the orders of the Government-in-Exile in London.