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I Am Not a Polish Jew to Go Begging for German Citizenship Says Hitler when Asked Why He Did Not Fil

I fought at the front and I am not a Polish Jew to go begging for citizenship, Hitler said to-day in reply to a question put to him by press representatives, who asked why he had not made an application for German citizenship in the ordinary way, to enable him to stand as a candidate in the presidential elections, instead of allowing his aide, Dr. Frick, to naturalise him by a subterfuge (Hitler is an Austrian subject) at the time he was Minister of the Interior in Thuringia, so that his citizenship cannot be legally upheld.