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U.S. Watckes Effect of Soviet Anti-jewish Move on Germany

January 23, 1953
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American observers here are watching the effect of the Soviet anti-Jewish propaganda on the German population, it was learned today. Although anti-Semitism has been soft-pedaled even by former Nazis who fear to advocate it openly while the Allied armies are still on German soil, it has been noticed that they have become bolder since the Fragile trial.

Russia’s embracing anti-Semitism is obviously encouraging Nazi elements in Germany. More underground anti-Semitic publications are being circulated and increased anti-Jewish propaganda is being conducted under the guise that the West German Government should take into consideration Arab protests against the payment of reparations to Jews and to Israel. Parallel with the increase in anti-Jewish propaganda, Nazi underground forces have intensified their agitation against the United States, using the Soviet propaganda line that Jews are “agents” of America’s interests.

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