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Danzig Nazis May Oust Opponents from City

October 4, 1936
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The Havas News Agency said it was indicated today that the Free City Nazis may attempt to force all opposition members who do not align themselves with the pro-Hitler party out of Danzig.

Asserting the appointment of Sean Lester, League of Nations, High Commissioner for the Free City, as League Under-Secretary General was a triumph for the Danzig Nazis, the official Nazi organ, Vorposten, warned opposition circles they should align themselves with the Nazis or “suffer the fate of Lester–namely to quit the city.”

The League henceforth will not mingle in the Free City’s affairs, the Vorposten, said, adding that “the development of Danzig will slowly but surely follow the course mapped by Der Fuehrer.”

The Havas dispatch said Nazi storm troopers will goose-step here tomorrow and Sunday in celebration of Danzig’s “victory over Geneva.”

Senate President Arthur Greiser and Nazi chief Albert Foerster will review brownshirted storm-troopers and blackshirted political police. The city will be decked with swastikas and the slogan of the occasion will be: “Danzig–Eastern fortress of anti-Bolshevism.”

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