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Jews Target of Nazi Violence in 4 Czech Cities

Prague sources reported today that anti-Jewish excesses had occurred in the cities of Bruenn, Maehrisch-Ostrau, Budweis and Olmuetz during victory parades and torch processions celebrating appointment by the Reichsprotector of German commissars to replace the elected mayors of those cities. The demonstrators threw stones at Jewish shop windows and wrecked window displays. Not a single Jewish shopwindow escaped stoning in Bruenn.

First act of the new commissars was to order the shopkeepers to repair the damages at once. Many of the shops in Bruenn have had to replace their windows for the fifth time since the German occupation of Bohemia-Moravia.