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Hitler Organ “not Astonished” by Rise of Black Legion Here

Development of the “Black Legion” in the United States is “not astonishing,” declares the Voelkischer Beobachter today.

The chief organ of the Nazi Party, and the personal property of Reichs-fuehrer Adolf Hitler, attributes rise of the hooded terrorist band to the “troublesome social condition, insufficient socio-political legislation, feverish Communist activities and particularly the growth of the Jewish influence in eastern United States and Washington.”

The Beobachter attacks Congressman Samuel Dickstein, co-author of a joint resolution calling for a Congressional investigation of the Black Legion, calling him “the well-known Jewish hate monger.”