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Trial of French Youths Who Joined Anti-semitic Hitler Movement Opens in Paris

The trial of 19 members of the “Monvement Socialiste Unite Francaise”–anti-Semitic and fascist organization which recruited French youths into Nazi legions during the war–opened here today. The organization is still in existence in France.

One of the youthful defendants declared at the opening of the trial: “Racism means defending the interests of my country. Since the liberation, France has been governed by Jewish gauleiters, beginning with Minister Jules Moch.” Judgo M. Gruffy replied to the defendant: “While you were wearing the German uniform, the Jews did their duty for France.”