AMSTERDAM (Dec. 27)
The German press is conducting a violent campaign picturing Poland as a “Jewish danger spot” menacing the existence of the German nation. The campaign is evidently aimed at justifying in German eyes the abandonment of Hitler’s proclaimed racial policy of not incorporating alien peoples into the Reich and also the abandonment of the plan to “liberate” the Polish people by establishment of a rump vassal state.
The campaign is most noticeable in Das Schwarze Korps, organ of the Nazi Elite Guard, and in the provincial press. The former carries an article on the “sinister role of the Jews in Poland” who are declared to be “always ready to betray the interests of others.”
The Munich journal Der Weltkampf features an article on “Smashing Eastern Ghettos” in which it warns that Germany’s existence is threatened by a bloc of 5,000,000 Jews on the Reich’s eastern frontiers, who, it says, serve as a reservoir to replenish the strength of “decadent western Jewries.” Destroying this Jewish strength, it declares, “would hurt world Jewry in a vulnerable spot and result in ending within a few centuries the Jewish development not only in Europe but in the world.”