Nazi Police Warn Upper Silesian Jews to Conduct Themselves Humbly
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Nazi Police Warn Upper Silesian Jews to Conduct Themselves Humbly

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JEWS IN THE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT OF GERMAN UPPER SILESIA WERE WARNED TODAY BY THE LOCAL POLICE CHIEF TO CONDUCT THEMSELVES IN HUMBLER FASHION HEREAFTER.

THE WARNING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A VEILED HINT THAT ANTI-JEWISH DISTURBANCES MIGHT OCCUR IF IT WAS NOT HEEDED. THE POLICE HEAD WROTE TO A SYNAGOGUE DECLARING THAT PROTESTS OVER PROVOCATION OF THE POPULACE BY A LARGE PROPORTION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY HAD RECENTLY BECOME SO FREQUENT AS TO ENDANGER THE MAINTENANCE OF LAW AND ORDER.

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