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Book by Prince Lowenstein is Bannedinrich

April 10, 1934
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Prince Hubertus Lowenstein’s book, “The Tragedy of a Nation, Germany 1918-1934” was today prohibited from being sold or circulated anywhere in Germany. The Nazi officials assigned no specific reason for the banning of the book.

Prince Lowenstein, prominent Catholic layman, was a leading figure in the dissolved Catholic Centre party in Germany and was the founder of the youth group of the republican fighting organization, the Reichsbanner. He is an exile from Germany and makes his home in London. In the years just preceding the Hitlerites’ rise to power the Prince was exceedingly active in opposing the Hitlerites and defending the republic.

The book is a defense of democracy and an attack on the Nazi ideas of government as well as Nazi tactics.

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