London (Jul. 31)
Several influential Sunday newspapers here yesterday carried articles praising Adolf Hitler and his Nazi government in Germany. Lord Beaver-brook’s Sunday Express splashed over its most important news page a big article praising Chancellor Hitler and President Roosevelt “for leading the world fight against unemployment.” Chancellor Hitler, said the Express correspondent from Berlin, has already created jobs for two million German workers.
Lord Rothermere’s Daily Mail featured a dispatch from Germany’s former Crown Prince, Wilhelm, praising Hitler for “saving the soul of the German people.” A swastika appeared prominently at the top of the story. The Crown Prince wrote that the British public had an entirely false conception of Hitler, whose personality and aims, he said, were deliberately distorted by the Left, but declared he was certain England eventually would revise its judgment of Hitler, as it had in the case of Premier Mussolini of Italy.
“PERISH THE JEW” REPRINTED
Similarly, the Sunday Referee, while editorially disassociating itself from responsibility for views expressed, carried an article by Paul Josef Goebbels, German minister of propaganda and public enlightenment, featuring his story prominently on its front page. The article was headed: “Perish the Jews.” It concluded that the Jews finally would perish at last, after many years of perverse influence on civilization.
The Sunday Chronicle praised Hitler’s ruling eliminating women from labor and providing jobs for men, stating that it “hopes England will do likewise.”