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Americans of German Descent Score Nazi Extermination of Jews in Europe

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A message denouncing the “cold-blooded extermination of the Jews in Europe” and condemning the barbarities committed by the Nazis against other innocent civilians was issued today by prominent Americans of German descent, who appealed to the German people “to overthrow a regime which is the infamy of German history.” The message was published in the form of a full-page advertisement in the New York Times by the Loyal Americans of Gorman Descent.

Signatories to the message include Americans of German descent in thirteen states, among them presidents of universities, newspaper publishers and correspondents, religious leaders, labor spokesmen, Governmental officials and business leaders. The fifty signatories called on Gorman-Americans “to join in speaking out to our fellow Americans, to the German people, and to the World” in order that hundreds of thousands of us “may testify that men and women of German descent stand for the principles of Christian civilization.”

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