Gen. Ludendorff’s Anti-semitism Cited by Bavarian Ministry of Interior
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Gen. Ludendorff’s Anti-semitism Cited by Bavarian Ministry of Interior

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The Bavarian Ministry of the Interior announced here today it is protesting to the village council of the resort town of Tutzking, 15 miles from this city, because the village has decided to name a new road after the late Field Marshall Eric von Ludendorff.

Some residents of Tutzking are also objecting to the plan to honor the memory of Ludendorff, who was known as an anti-Semite, "With the Adolf Eichmann trial still going on, " a spokesman for the Ministry said, "this is a most unfortunate time to pick von Ludendorff’s name for the road. His name is closely linked with anti-Semitism, and is an insult to the enemies of nazism. "

Field Marshall von Ludendorf’s widow still lives at Tutzking, and lectures on the racist theories which she had helped her husband develop. Her son-in-law; Franz Freiherr von Bebeburg, was Jailed for six months last year for publishing an anti-Semitic article.

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