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German Arrested in Berlin for Calling Jewish Woman ‘dirty Jewess’

West Berlin police today arrested a man suspected along with two other men of attacking and beating up a Jewish woman in broad daylight on a Berlin street and calling her a “dirty Jewess.” The victim, B. Shapiro-Moser, a former inmate of a concentration camp, was able to give police a description of her attackers. The police are searching for the other two men.

Meanwhile, it was reported here that the Bavarian police, responding to a wave of swastika searing incidents in Bavaria, announced appointment of a special commission to deal with all recent incidents of anti-Semitism in the southern German province. Swastikas were found extensively in Kaufbeuren, Chwabmuechen, Augsburg, Mindelheim and Schongau. Police said that the daubers had used special implements to make impressions on the paint.

The Investigating Committee of Free Jurists in West Berlin charged today that Major General Franz Gold, chief of the personal bodyguards of East German Communist leader, Walter Ulbricht, was a former member of the Nazi Party.

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