Called S.s. Leader “non-aryan”, Fined 3,000 Marks
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Called S.s. Leader “non-aryan”, Fined 3,000 Marks

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A member of the Jena University faculty was fined 3,000 marks by a court yesterday for having falsely asserted that the local leader of the Schutz Staffel, Hitler’s elite guards, was of “non-Aryan” origin. His assistant was fined 250 marks for repeating the remark.

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