West Germany: Brouhaha in Bavaria

Brouhaha in Bavaria

Until a few weeks ago, Nesselwang's worst fate was being inundated by thousands of skiers every winter. Now the tranquillity of the small Bavarian town is being threatened by visitors of another kind: veterans of two SS divisions, who intend to hold reunions there. The town council did not disguise its unhappiness with those plans but stressed that it could do nothing because the veterans' groups are legally entitled to meet. In protest, however, the town band has refused to play for the gathering. For their part, leaders of the two SS "old comrades' associations" insisted last week that they were...

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