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Raid on Synagogue in Upper Silesia Brings Official Nazi Apology

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A well-organized group of Nazi storm troopers today attacked a synagogue in Hindenburg, Upper Silesia, near the Polish border. They quickly d###ished fences surrounding the synagogue and broke windows in the building, as well as in neighboring houses.

As soon as the attack, which apparently was unpremeditated, became known to the authorities the leader of the regional Nazi brigade telephoned his regrets to Dr. Guthamer, president of the local Jewish community. The Nazi leader is reported to have offered compensation for damages incurred, and to have assured Dr. Guthamer that he would prevent a repetition of such cowardly attacks.

Strict orders have been issued assuring the safety of Jewish property in Hindenburg, the Nazi leader is reported to have stated to Dr. Guthamer.

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