International: Torment

In Salzburg jail, a bald, wrinkled old man regarded the shackles on his wrists.

"Why," he repeatedly asked his guards, "do you treat me as a killer? I have never done anyone an injustice."

He was Julius Streicher, onetime Führer of Franconia and publisher of the pornographically anti-Semitic Stunner, who had contributed as much as any one individual to the torment of European Jewry. Jailed, he maintained that he had tried only to get the Jews out of Germany and into Palestine. But, gazing at his jailers, he would scream in the next...

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