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“german Liberty Party” Circulates Independence Declaration in Berlin

April 11, 1937
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Freedom of thought, religion, trade and self-expression was demanded of Chancellor Hitler’s Nazi Government tonight in a sensational “declaration of independence” secretly circulated throughout the capital by the “German Liberty Party,” the Havas News Agency reported.

Carrying an implied threat of revolt, the document demanded the immediate dissolution of the Fuehrer’s Reichstag and election of “free representatives of a free people.”

Authors of the tract naturally did not identify themselves, but asserted the “German Liberty Party” represented a united front numbering Nazis, Catholics, Socialists, Protestants and former German Nationalists among its members.

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