Berne (Apr. 30)
American Presidents, the American press and news agencies throughout the world were accused of being “under Jewish domination” by Col. Ulrich Fleischhauer, the Nazi “expert” from Germany who testified in court today in an effort to prove that the anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” are not a forged document as charged by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Switzerland.
Col. Fleischhauer testified for six hours, and will continue his testimony tomorrow. He provided the court with the first note of levity in his attempts to substantiate his assertions that the “Protocols” are authentic and that there is a “secret Jewish world government” in existence.
“All Presidents of the United States, and President Wilson in particular, were under Jewish influence,” the Nazi “expert” said. “The world press is also under Jewish domination. The Reuter News Agency in England, and the Havas News Agency in France are nothing but Jewish institutions. They are working to delude the ‘Aryan’ world in the interests of the Jews.”
The court was moved to laughter when Col. Fleischhauer, in an effort to prove his allegations, produced an article from a Jewish newspaper in Warsaw, relating that the Anglo-French air agreement which was concluded last February and which provoked much anger in Nazi Germany, originated with the journalist Augur, the political correspondent of the London Times and a writer for the New York Times.
SAYS ‘AUGUR’ IS JEW
“Augur is none other than the Jew Poliakoff,” Col. Fleischhauer argued. “This is direct proof that the Jews are dominating the world,” he added, provoking laughter in the courtroom.
The court also voiced its amusement when Col. Fleischhauer declared that Maurice Joly, the Frenchman whose works the forged “Protocols” resemble, was a Jew and a Freemason. The