Racial Office Set Up in Cracow; Nazi-nobility Rift Seen Widening

The Nazi newspaper Kattowitzer Zeitung reports establishment in Cracow of a special racial office to enable Germans residing in Poland to prove their “Aryan” origin.

The office, the paper said, already has in its possession all Jewish birth registers in Nazi Poland. They will be used to ascertain the racial descent of Reich residents with Polish ancestry.

The paper hints at new action against the German nobility in the near future to prove that they have “Jewish blood in their veins.” This would indicate increasing differences and hostility between the Nazi party and the former ruling class in the Reich.

“No one doubts,” the newspaper states, “that in the Reich there are still no small number of so-called noble Aryans who have hitherto veiled the gaps in their pedigree by declaring their ancestors lived in Poland and the Polish authorities had refused to give them certificates of Aryan descent. The Aryan period of these gentlemen, in whose veins the blood of Moses flows, will now soon be over.”

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