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Hamburg Nazis Perturbed Because Three Mogen Davids in City’s Coat of Arms

December 26, 1941
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A controversy has arisen in Nazi circles in Hamburg concerning the fact that the city’s coat-of-arms contains three six-pointed stars, it is reported in the Hamburger Tageblatt, reaching here today.

Orthodox Nazi circles are upset, the paper writes, by the fact that the identical symbol appears on the coat-of-arms of the Reich’s second largest city and on the garments of the “subhuman” Jews. The Tageblatt attempts to calm the excited spirits of the more rabid Nazis by declaring that although the stars on the coat-of-arms resemble the Star of David, there is no necessity to change the city’s shield.

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