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Belgians Signal Sympathy for Jews by Wearing ‘star’ Armbands

In a striking mass protest against anti-Semitisn in Belgium, the people of Antwerp recently donned armbands bearing the six-pointed Jewish star when the German authorities ordered Jews to war such armbands, the New York Times reported yesterday on the basis of information reaching here.

“Gestapo agents proved powerless to meet this kind of situation, and the Germans have tacitly dropped the matter,” the report said.