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Emil Ludwig Says Hitler’s Anti-semitism Can Be Exploited by Allies to Split Germans

February 21, 1944
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The suggestion that the Allies exploit Hitler’s anti-Jewish propaganda to foster the dissension already reported to be existing between the Nazis and other group in Germany, is made by Emil Ludwig, noted German-Jewish writer, in a letter to the New York Times.

“Hitler’s fanaticism against the Jews could be exploited by the Allies,” Mr. Ludwig writes, “The Three Powers should send a proclamation to the German people through leaflets and to the German Government through neutral countries; threatening that further murdering of Jews would involve terrible retaliation after victory. This would drive a wedge into the already existing dissension of the generals and the Nazis, and also between ultra-Nazis and other Germans.”

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