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Ludendorf and Hitler Declare War on Jews

November 5, 1923
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General Ludendorff and the Fascisti leader Herr Hitler have declared war on the Jews of Germany. The Prussian Generalis###imo has published an article in the leading Nationalist papers throughout Germany in which he urges that the example and goal of the Nationalistic movement is the old German army as it was created by the Hohenzollern with its “drill, strong fist and sharp sword”. The General enumerates the inner and outer enemies to be fought by the Nationalists as soon as they came into power. The inner enemies, according to him, are communism, pacifism, Marxism, Particularism, separatism, parliamentism and Jews.

Ludendorff pays his special respects to the Jewish people to whom he refers as parasites on the German body politic.

Hitler, in the first public speech since the vonkahr regime has stated “the German problem is only then solved in my eyes when the black, white and red flag with the anti-Semitic swastika cross waves from the roof of the Berlin castle.

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