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Jews Refused Right to Statue of War Hero

The statue of Ludwig Frank, the only Reichstag member to be killed in the World War, which was recently removed from the Goetheplatz in the city of Mannheim, may not be placed in the Jewish cemetery there, the municipal authorities of that city decided today.

The Frank statute was removed from the square by Nazis. The Jewish community petitioned the authorities for permission to place it in the Jewish cemetery. In refusing, the authorities gave as the reason the opinion that Frank had died for his country, not for the Jewish Community.