WEST GERMANY: The Haunted Past

When a couple of young hoods of the tiny, neo-Nazi German Reich Party daubed swastikas on a Cologne synagogue last Christmas Eve, a sort of involuntary twinge stirred memories round the world. Surely not again? The rash of similar incidents that followed, in Germany and abroad, are now on the wane, but at week's end, with a vehemence rare in him. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer went on the air with a remedy for anti-Semites in action: "I say to all my German fellow citizens, if you catch a ruffian anywhere, execute the punishment...

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