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Jewish Youth Sentenced to Death for ‘martial Crime’ in East Prussia

A 23-year-old German Jew, Hans Israel Blumenthal, has been sentenced to death in Allenstein, East Prussia, for a “martial crime,” according to the German newspaper Koenigsberger Allgemeine Zeitung.

Blumenthal allegedly corrupted “the German Volksenossen (racial comrades)” in trying to obtain money from a Nazi union. The conviction was based on an ordinance, issued last Sept. 5, aimed against war saboteurs.