Gustloff Trial to Set off New Propaganda Drive

National Socialist Party Korrespondz, Nazi news agency, said today plans were under way for an intensive propaganda campaign to be opened in connection with the forthcoming trial in Chur, Switzerland, of David Frankfurter, Yugoslavian Jewish medical student, for the murder last February of Wilhelm Gustloff, Nazi leader in Switzerland.

Stating that the trial would open in December, the agency reported that Dr. Grimm, who successfully defended Nazis accused of anti-Semitic libel in Cairo last year, would institute a civil action in behalf of Gustloff’s widow.

Dr. Grimm is applying to the Chur Cantonal Court for permission to join the prosecution, the agency reported. (The libel action he defended in Cairo was brought by Egyptian Jews against Nazis in connection with the distribution of copies of the so-called Protocols of the Elders of Zion.)

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