London (May. 16)
The Jewish anti-Nazi boycott has robbed Hamburg of her export trade and is reducing the town to a “graveyard among cities” with a revival of wartime scenes of suffering, a special correspondent for the Daily Express wrote today.
The 1933 daily average of thirty ships entering and thirty leaving the port has now been reduced to a bare half-dozen, with “rows on rows of useless German ships sadly waiting for the end of the world’s boycott by the Jews,” the correspondent said. “German seamen back from Shanghai, Batavia, New York and Capetown tell me that everywhere they go, the flag of Hitler at the masthead mean no cargoes and no work.”