GERMANY: Black Guard Isms

A sexy, Jew-hating, frankly brutal sheet is Das Schwarze Korps (the Black Guard), official organ of Nazi Germany's blackshirt, elite SS Guards. Publisher is Heinrich Himmler, Gestapo chief. Its editor is blond, cold, handsome Gunter d'Alquen, 29, a onetime newspaperman on Berlin's important Völkischer Beobachter.

Unlike Julius Streicher's thick-lipped Der Stürmer, Das Schwarze Korps is not out to drum up low-grade circulation. Rather, it teaches young Nazi troopers to believe in the destiny of a German master race. To give his theory a "scientific" background, Publisher Himmler maintains a large research staff which...

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