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Danzig Being Turned into Part of Reich, Warsaw Hears

TRANSFORMATION OF DANZIG INTO AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE HITLER REICH AND AN IMPORTANT GERMAN MILITARY BASE IN NORTHEASTERN EUROPE IS PROCEEDING RAPIDLY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ALBERT FOERSTER, NAZI LEADER OF DANZIG, ACCORDING TO REPORTS FROM WELL-INFORMED POLISH SOURCES IN THE FREE CITY, THE HAVAS NEWS AGENCY REPORTED TODAY.

IN A RECENT DEMAND FOR “VOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION” OF THE CATHOLIC CENTRIST PARTY IN DANZIG, FOERSTER EMPHASIZED THE OBJECTIVES OF THE NAZIS IN THE FREE CITY. WHEN “VOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION” WAS REJECTED BY THE CATHOLIC PARTY THE NAZI AUTHORITIES COUNTERED WITH A GOVERNMENT BAN BASED ON CHARGES OF ANTI-GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES.

APPEALING TO THE CATHOLIC PARTY TO HALT THEIR OPPOSITION TO THE NAZI GOVERNMENT IN DANZIG, FOERSTER SAID:

“YOU WELL KNOW WHERE WE ARE HEADED. WE MUST HAVE UNITY IN THE INTERIOR BECAUSE WE HAVE OTHER DUTIES TO FULFILL.”

THE NAZI LEADER THEN REPORTEDLY DISPLAYED A MAP OF NORTHEASTERN EUROPE AND POINTING OUT THE STRATEGIC POSITION OF DANZIG HE WAS QUOTED AS ADDING:

“OUR FUTURE IS EASTWARD AND WE MUST CONQUER NEW TERRITORIES.”

THE ANTI-SEMITIC CAMPAIGN IN THE FREE CITY WHICH HAS BEEN MARKED BY FREQUENT DISORDERS DURING THE PAST TEN DAYS HAS RESULTED IN VIRTUAL APPLICATION OF THE GERMAN “NUREMBERG LAWS” AND HAS SERVED AS A “STOP GAP” FOR THE NAZIS. THIS CAMPAIGN IS EXPECTED TO PAY THE WAY FOR OTHER PRO-GERMAN AND ANTI-JEWISH STEPS WHICH PROBABLY WILL BE UNDERTAKEN AT THE PARLIAMENTARY SESSION OPENING LATER THIS MONTH, HAVAS SAID.

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