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April 12, 1934
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Otto Hoffmeister, a former actor and now a Nazi storm trooper, was sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for calling three Turkish visitors in Berlin Jews.

The prosecutor declared that Hoffmeister had soiled his storm trooper’s uniform by this “unheard of lack of discipline.”

The Nazi court of justice thus made amends to the three Turkish visitors, whose government has undoubtedly demanded an apology from the Hitler government.

When the storm troopers do violence to German Jews who had been instrumental in the economic and cultural development of Germany, they are not reprimanded for this “unhead of lack of discipline.” On the contrary, they are accorded special recognition for their zeal in carrying out their disciplinary duties in the true spirit of “Aryan” purification and justice. And those who express their protests abroad are only “interfering with Germany’s internal affairs.”

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