Right-wing Party Which Supported Hitler in 1933 Revived in Germany
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Right-wing Party Which Supported Hitler in 1933 Revived in Germany

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The German National Peoples Party, a dormant, right-wing group which existed during the Weimar Republic and voted to support the Nazi Party after Hitler had come to power in 1933,was reconstituted at Kassel today. A conference of members of the old party voted to revive the group with the aim of having it form “the conservative conscience of the German people” and build up a “truly nationalist opposition.” The conference elected Kurt Hess president of the party.

At the same time, it was revealed today, an appeal against a ban by Kassel city authorities who forbade meeting of the extreme right-wing party, the European New Order, was filed before the Administrative Court of the State of Hesse. The European New Order, with a program that includes anti-Semitic tendencies, had scheduled its meeting at Kassel for July 8. The appeal against the ban by Kassel authorities was filed by G.A. Amaudrutz, of Lausanne, Switzerland, general secretary of the European New Order.

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