Reich Jewish War Veteran {span}ca###{/span} Conditions in Germany ‘bad’

Dr. Ludwig Freund, leader in the Jewish War Veterans in Germany, arrived yesterday morning on the liner Manhattan from Hamburg, denying persistent report that he had slipped out of t### Reich without the knowledge the Nazi authorities.

“There is nothing strange about my arrival,” Dr. Freund told T### Jewish Daily Bulletin. “All ### friends knew that I was sailing.

Accompanied by his mother Dr. Freund was whisked from the line to the home of a brother, Kurt. 176 Slocum crescent, Forest Hill They intend to remain there during their stay in this country. Dr. Freund was vague as to whether he plans to return to Germany.

Pressed for a direct statement on present conditions in German the visitor admitted that, “connections both economically and politically are very bad.”

“I myself, however, have never been molested or persecuted,” ### added Dr. Freund claimed that ### talked freely in Germany while ### lecture tours and only once was ### stopped, and then at the point of a pistol.

Dr. Freund, a doctor of philosophy of the University of Leipzig was a youngster of nineteen wh### he joined the Buchburger Jaeg regiment during the World War an officer. He saw action during the last two years of the war.

Until recently he was the editor of the Jewish War Veterans ###gan. However, with the adven### the Nazis, he was barred from writing for the paper. The paper is still published, however.

He refused to discuss whether the German people are satisfied with the present regime on the grounds that he might be m### quoted.

NEXT STORY