Germany is urged to get rid of its “Jewish vermin”, in an election article published in the “Hamburg Beobachter,” Nazi organ, by Wilhelm Kube, leader of the Nazi fraction of the Prussian Diet, which was dissolved last week.
The article, entitled “Vermin,” declares: “The Jews, like vermin, form a #ine from Potsdamerplatz until An###lter Banhof. Through the sale of #oddy they become rich department store owners, and commercial councillors, while the Germans are impoverished. The only way to smoke out the vermin is to expel them,” counsels Kube.
Speaking at a Nazi meeting in Hamburg, Kube expanded on this theme and promised a revival of the anti-Semitic program of the Nazis for the purpose of purging Germany of its Jews and eliminating the influence of the “Semitic press”. No one will be spared in this purging process, he asserted.
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