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Nazi Pogromists Get Jail Sentences

The German press, as is usual in cases where members of the Nazi party are made to appear in a bad light, is completely silent on the conviction yesterday afternoon, following a secret trial at Ansbach, of nineteen persons, most of them Nazis, for participation in the Gunzenhausen pogrom this Spring, during which two Jews met violent deaths. The court sentenced them to three to ten months imprisonment and decided that the two victims had committed suicide.

Details of the pogrom itself had been omitted from German newspapers, nor had any mention been made of the arrest of two British journalists who arrived to investigate and were held for five hours before being sent away.