Foreign News: Ludendorff v. Jews

Two years ago General Erich von Ludendorff, Wartime Chief of Staff of the Imperial German Army, surprised his countrymen by becoming a convert to the worship of Woden, fierce Teuton god. Said the general last spring: "Charlemagne introduced Jewish Christianity into Germany. He destroyed the Teutonic faith in Woden. . . . Behind all our troubles lie Charlemagne and the Pope" (TIME, June 16). Other recent eccentricities of General von Ludendorff include an interest in alchemy and the manufacture of gold from baser metals. Consistent with his Woden worship, he published and had...

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