Hitler Promotes Julius Streicher
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Hitler Promotes Julius Streicher

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Julius Streicher, notorious anti-Semitic Nazi leader, was promoted today by Reichsfuhrer Hitler who appointed him Nazi Commissioner for Upper Silesia, to replace Hellmuth Brueckner, the Governor of Silesia, who was dismissed on Monday “for activities injurious to the Nazi party.”

Herr Streicher’s new appointment was announced this afternoon to counteract the rumors that Streicher had been suddenly dismissed as Nazi ruler of Franconia. The announcement states that he will be transferred from Franconia to Silesia and indicates clearly that the transfer means a promotion for Streicher and approval of his activities in Franconia.

The appointment of Streicher as Governor of Upper Silesia comes as a shock to the Silesian Jews whose national minority rights have been guaranteed by Germany to the League of Nations. It is expected that under Streicher’s administration the Jewish population in Upper Silesia will now face serious anti-Jewish assaults similar to those suffered by the Jews of Franconia, especially in the city of Nuremburg, where Streicher was the supreme authority.


Simultaneously with the promotion of Streicher, Hitler today dismissed Gottfried Feder, one of the leading Nazi theoreticians and the

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