Foreign News: Bleibtreu

As they read the Süddeutsche Zeitung one morning last week, Munich's 3,400 Jews felt fresh vitriol in their old wounds. A letter to the editor, signed with the pseudonym "Adolf Bleibtreu" (Stay True to Adolf), screamed at the Jews: "Go ahead and go to America, even though the people there have no use for you either. They have had enough of you bloodsuckers. Several of the Amis [slang for Americans] have already told me they forgive us for everything except one thing: that we did not gas all the Jews, for many are now enjoying life in America."

A thousand Jews, mostly...

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