Foreign News: 1.2

Prussia's onetime Minister of Justice, Dr. Kurt Rosenfeld, a Socialist who managed to get out of Germany before Nazis nabbed him, received in Manhattan last week a bill for his German "escape tax," now a regular Nazi levy.

After confiscating all the Escaper's property in Germany and deducting its value from the unspecified amount of tax, the Nazi auditor figured meticulously that the former Minister of Justice owes his country 33,548 marks and 93 pfennigs, plus interest at 120% per annum since his escape, bringing the total bill to exactly 80,517 marks and 42...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!