Jews in Germany Ask for Probe into Police Failure to Check Nazi Parade

The Central Council of Jews of Germany asked yesterday for an investigation of the Bavarian state police on charges of failure to intervene in a parade of 1,300 former members of SS groups in Windsheim and the singing of Nazi songs last week.

Dr. H.G. Van Dam, secretary general, made the request for an inquiry in a letter to Alfons Goppel, Bavarian Minister of the Interior. He said in his letter that when Windsheim residents complained to police, they were told that the SS song, “We are the guard, whom the Fuehrer loves,” they were told it was not on the list of banned songs.

Dr. Van Dam also protested to the Bavarian Attorney General’s office because of refusal by the Munich prosecutor to initiate action to ban the book, “Destruction of Free Masonry,” published by Franz von Bebenberg, son-in-law of Mathilde Ludendorff, widow of the General who gave early support to Hitler, Jews are accused in the book of “instigating to murder and war.”

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