WEST GERMANY: Adolf on the Skids

WEST GERMANY Adolf on the Skids

West Germany's noisy National Democrats, whose election successes in the late 1960s triggered fears of a Nazi revival, in recent months have adopted a new salute. It is an upraised hand with two fingers and thumb spread to form a W, standing for Widerstand (resistance). As last week's state elections in Schleswig-Holstein indicated, what the National Democrats are trying to resist is total obliteration. Though they polled 5.8% of the vote in the north German state in the 1967 elections, their latest effort attracted only an insignificant 1.3%. That is well below the 5% required...

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