Berlin (Jul. 16)
The anti-Jewish riots which started last night in Berlin were followed up today by uniformed Nazis in Wannsee, a few hours distant from Berlin.
Armed with pitchforks, the mob invaded the beach at Wannsee this morning, and created a panic by shouting, “Jews get out.” All Jews were driven from the beach by the Nazis.
Similar events are reported today from other parts of the country, where local Nazis, inspired by the race attacks last night in Berlin, indulged in terroristic acts against Jews.
In Berlin, many foreign visitors hurriedly prepared to leave Germany as a result of the outbreaks, during which Jewish cafes were wrecked and Jewish and foreign guests assaulted. American citizens were also among the victims.
Americans who witnessed the anti-Jewish riots last night on Kurfuerstendamm, the fashionable section of Berlin, feared to remain, because it is believed that the riots of last night are only the beginning of a series of outbreaks aimed to force the Jews out of Germany by terrorist methods.
SCARS OF BATTLE
The restaurants attacked last night by the Nazis today bore the scars of battle, with their furniture broken and windows smashed. The worst sufferers from the outrages were the cafes Bristol, Dobrin and Kranzler, which are located in the center of Kurfuerstendamm.
Few Jews were seen at the streets today after the bloody events of last night. The principal Jewish cafes in the city remained closed. Others were closed early in the evening, fearing a repetition of the outbreaks.
The number of Jewish victims of last night’s rioting has not yet been established. The Nazis not only dragged them from cafes and restaurants, but also attacked Jewish pedestrians. They stopped every