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PROTEST HITLER REGIME
consulate in New York for a demonstration against the nazi regime in
Germany. Banners denounced alleged persecution of Jews in Germany.
(Associated Press Photo)
COUNTER REVOLT BREAKS IN
RANKS OF NAZIS SUPPORTERS
BRUNSWICK, Germany, Mar. 28, (AP)–The first
counter-revolt plot within the ranks of supporters of the
two-months old Hitler government was reported uncov-
ered today with 1,350 men under arrest.
A state-wide ban on the steel helmet war veterans,
allies of the Nazi brown-shirted storm troops since the
creation of the Hitler coalition cabinet, was declared.
Dietrich Klagges, Nazi minister of the interior in Bruns-
wick, declared members of the disbanded Reichsbanner,
the Republican defense organization, banded with steel
helmeters under orders to start a fight against the Nazi
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Those arrested included 200Seldte is also minister of labor
in Chancellor Hitlers cabinet,
which heretofore has presented an
outward picture of perfect har-
mony. The Nationalists, including
Seldte, in the cabinet, far outnum-
ber the Nazis and that Monarchist
party is closely affiliated with the
Steel Helmet organization.
Among those arrested were As-
sistant State Leader Nowack of the
Steel Helmet and the former
Reichsbanner Leader Hedermann,
who was accused of negotiating
with the Steel helmet to take over
his men. The Steel Helmeters were
so angered by the action against
them some of them smashed their
weapons before giving them up.
Viewed in Berlin as Local Fight
BERLIN, Mar. 28 (AP)–National
headquarters of the Steel Helmet
war veterans organization today
viewed by the reported revolt of its
forces in brunswick as merely a
local fight with the Nazi storm
The Nazis apparently lost their
nerves over reports of an alleged
influx of radicals into the Steel
Helmet ranks. said a headquarters
spokesman. The Nazi minister of
interior in Brunswick said the Steel
Helmeters wo have been allies of
the Brown Shirts in supporting the
Hitler government, were combining
with Radicals to fight the Nazis.
Minister of Labor Franz Seldte,
national leader of the Steel Helmets
and Capt. Hermann Goering, and
Dr. Wilhelm Frick, two Nazi min-
isters, were reported to have con-
ferred amicably today.
It is expected that our comrades
will be released before night and
the whole incident closed. It was
carzy in the first place to make
such a fuss over a mere trifle. said
the Steel Helmet spokesman.