Pogroms in Reich Feared After Munich Bombing; Nazi Press Attacks Jews
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Pogroms in Reich Feared After Munich Bombing; Nazi Press Attacks Jews

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Fears were expressed here today that pogroms will break out in Germany as a climax to an anti-Jewish campaign launched by the Nazi press in connection with the attempted assassination of Chancellor Adolf Hitler in Munich last night.

It was recalled that today marks the first anniversary of the nation-wide pogroms touched off in the Reich by the assassination in Paris of a German Embassy official by Herschel Grynszpan, young Polish Jew.

The Munich attempt was laid by Nazi newspapers to British secret service agents and Jews. Announcing severe steps were being taken against enemies of the regime, the semiofficial news agency Deutscher Dienst, declared: “Who are the enemies? They are agents of the British secret service. Behind them are the British inciters to war and their Jewish spokesmen.”

Officials, however, were quoted as stating that there was no trace of persons directly responsible for the blast which killed eight persons and wounded more than 60 others just eleven minutes after Chancellor Hitler and his party had left the Buergerbrau Hall in Munich, where the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch had been celebrated.

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