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Reich Considering Formation of “arab Brigade” to Counter Jewish Unit, Germans Report

German military authorities are considering the formation of an “Arab Brigade” as a result of “demands by numerous Arabs” that such a unit be established to counter the formation by Britain of the Jewish brigade group, it was reported today by DNB, the official German news agency.

Many Moslems, DNB asserts, have requested that the Reich Government establish an independent Arab fighting force and “large numbers in Germany and German-allied countries have already volunteered to join.”

German newspapers reaching here today carry a report alleging that American military authorities in the occupied German city of Aachen ordered its German inhabitants to wear yellow armlets. “This was meant to be an ironical imitation of the yellow badges which Jews must wear in Germany,” the Koelnische Zeitung writes.