Hitler’s Organ Prints Orders Affecting Youth

New regulations applying to Jewish youth organizations are described in today’s issue of the Voelkischer Beobachter, Hitler’s newspaper. The orders, issued last week by police president Levetzow, proscribe the following:

1. The wearing of identical clothes, uniforms, costumes, etc., in public. This includes the donning of an association costume or any part thereof, or any distinguishing badge thereof with civilian clothes, as well as the wearing of any other even if only partial uniform clothing which is to be regarded as a substitute for the association costume heretofore in use.

2. Marching up and down in groups, defensive sports, field exercises, especially those requiring military accoutrements, as well as all marching in closed ranks. Sport exercises, hikes, excursions and walks on small scale are not covered by this prohibition provided they bear no demonstrative character.

3. Showing in public or carrying flags, banners, pennants or field badges of any kind.

4. Living together in mutual residences and staying overnight in groups, especially in private rooms or tents.

5. The production and distribution of press material of all kinds, especially handbills and films.

Punishment by fine and or imprisonment is provided for violations.

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