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Bremen Court Confirms Anti-semites’ Prison Terms

June 5, 1929
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The Court of Appeals confirmed prison sentences imposed by the lower court on three of the many leaders of the anti-Semitic street riots in Bremen on January 21. when Jewish passersby were attacked and the Brazilian Consul, mistaken for a Jew, beaten.

The defendants were all members of the anti-Semitic National Socialist Party. Thale maintained a provocative attitude in court, exclaiming “Hail Hitler !” He was sentenced to one year imprisonment. Brandt, an official, was sentenced to five months imprisonment and dismissal from his post, Eberlein to six months. The others were acquitted.

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