NEW YORK (Jan. 27)
A French Nazi group, calling itself the “Proletarian National Socialist Party,” claims that it now has 15 “cells” in France, is in touch with British and American Nazis, and is preparing to take over France and to attack leading Jews in that country, the New York Journal American reported today.
A dispatch to the Hearst Headline Service from Paris reported that the Nazi extremists have prepared a list of prominent Jews “for future action.” The group’s headquarters at Calais, France, the report stated, was raided by French police last week, revealing an arsenal of weapons and ammunition as well as swastika flags, Nazi propaganda and pictures of Adolf Hitler.
The dispatch named a 27-year-old Frenchman, Jean Claude Monet, a grandson of the famous French artist Claude Monet, as the “fuehrer” of the group. He was reported to have been born in Algeria of a German mother and to favor “the Arab cause,” He is reported stating that his contacts include the Ku Klux Klan, the States Rights Party in the South, and George Lincoln Rockwell’s American Nazi Party.