GERMANY: We Shall Return

In Lower Saxony, an old friend of Hitler's emerged from a wooden hut where he is living, unemployed, on a dole of $6.90 a week, to win a seat on both the town and county councils of Gifhorn. He was Brownshirt Wilhelm Schepmann, 58, last chief of staff of Hitler's Storm Troopers. Schepmann won easily, without even bothering to campaign. In other local elections in Lower Saxony the neo-Nazis campaigned on the slogan: "Stand fast. Remain German . . . We shall return." The Refugee Party, which had the Nazis' support, won 17% of the total vote.

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