National Affairs: Bund Banned

If a nationwide vote were taken to discover the most despised politico-social organization currently extant, the Amerikadeutscher Volksbund would stand at least a fair chance of winning. A group of some 125,000 U. S. citizens of German blood and clubby tendencies, it is hated in the U. S. as an offspring of Naziism. In Germany it is apparently equally scorned by the Hitler Government: 1) as a feeble, provincial imitation, and 2) as a source of damaging publicity.

Several months ago U. S. disapproval of the German-American Bund twice got the organization into...

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