Foreign News: Auction of Dishonor

Disgruntled former Nazis who have quit or been purged out of the Party, and have no further use for brown shirts, have sold so many to a Swabian old-clothesman named Pius Degenhart that last week he staged an auction at Memmingen, was promptly jailed for "dishonoring the National Socialist Party uniform."


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