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September 11, 1959 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-09-11

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Israel's Munitions Factories
Now Producing 'Super Bazooka'

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Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News



Strauss, the Baltimore Sun re-
TEL AVIV. — Israel's muni- ported from Bonn.
The dispatch said German de-
tions factories are now produc-
ing a "super bazooka" anti-tanks fense sources had confirmed the
gun believed capable of piercing purchase of "several . thousand"
any known tank armor, it was Israeli submachine guns, listed
under the nomenclature of "ma-
reported here Tuesday.
chine-pistol." It was also con-
Defense sources denied, how- firmed that Israel had sold not
ever, that an Israeli anti-tank only the mortar shells that
missile was being tested by the pi- evious,ly caused a furor, but
West German army with a view also heavy and light mortars.
to a possible purchase.
Reports, from Bonn last week Suez Blockade Bogged
asserted that the Germans were 'Down in Legalisms on
testing a wire controlled rocket Eve of General Assembly
built in Israel on French design.
The United Arab Republic
Official sources which now blockade of the Suez Canal to
confirm Israel's sale of the Israel shipping was bogged
famed Uzzi submachine gun to down in a maze of legalisms
Casual and Cocktail
the Bundeswehr indicated Tues- this week with Israel strategy
day that the weapon being sup- on the issue at the forthcoming
Values to
plied to West Germany has United Nations General Asset=
modifications from the stand- bly still not spelled out.
ard weapon used by the Israeli
Dag Hammarskjold, UN Sec-
Army: The gun, now in stepped
up production, is made with a retary General, did little to end
magazine for 25 rounds for the the impasse in two statements.
For Now and .Thru the Winter
Israelis. The model delivered One was the introduction to his
to the Germans has a magazine
with a capacity of 45 rounds. in which he indicated he felt
that the "appropriate authority"
Washington Is Told
for settlement of the dispute
Israel Has Sold More Arms
was the International Court of
to West German Army
Justice of The Hague. But it
WASHINGTON, (JTA) — was known that he did not
United States Army observers propose this "solution" to UAR
of the current German Army President Nasser when he met
maneuvers have reported to the UAR leader in Cairo two
Washington that Israel has sold months ago to discuss, among
more arms to West Germany other matters, the UAR Suez
values to 10.95
and that the Bundeswehr is now blockade.
using Israel-made machine guns.
The other occasion was a
conference in Rio de
The new development in Is
rael-German arms relations un Janerio where the Secretary
folded publicly when German General admitted the UN had
Defense Minister Franz Josef not been able to reach a solu-
Strauss had inadvertently posed tion to the issue but voiced the
for a photograph while inspect- belief that "further progress"
ing one of the newly-acquired mould be made at the General
Assembly s e s s i o n. He em-
phasized that "there are no new
U.S. Army observers had pre- means that can be brought into
viously reported the acquisi- action" and that "the means of
tion by West German forces of enforcement of the United Na-
thousands of Israeli sub-ma- tions are strictly limited!'
chine guns. Contracts have also
been negotiated for a quantity
Short and
of heavy and light Israeli mor-
tars. The Israeli mortars and
Long Sleeves
machine-guns were thoroughly
tested by the German Army and
found to be among the deadliest
weapons on the world market.
(Continued from Page 1)
It was reported here that the
The paper declared that the
German Army is testing an Is-
Fall and Winter
raeli-made wire-controlled anti- political influence of the Jews
tank rocket. It is reportedly in the Soviet Union had "com-
based on a NATO-approved pletely disappeared," although
it noted Jews were still promi-
French missile.
nent in other branches of Soviet
values to 79.95
U.S. Army sources revealed life
such as " nuclear. science,
that Germany has decided to literature
and sports.
equip its new panzer armored
the Times declared,
divisions with Israeli sub-ma-
chine guns, having found these the Soviet state demands from
weapons superior to the Thomp- the Jews unquestioning subserv-
son sub-machine gun. • Both ience and support of all its pol-
American and German ordnance icies and actions.
CommuniSm is anti-Jewish in
officers have praised the Israeli
weapon for its simple operation, the sense that it opposes all re-
ligions, the paper noted. It is
durability and efficiency.
It was pointed out that Ger- anti-Jewish in the political sense
many is buying Israeli arms because it follows an anti-Israel
because they are cheaper in policy, it added, but it is not
values to 39.95
price than other weapons of anti-Jewish on any racial princ-
comparable quality. Mortar am- iple. Premier Nikita S. Khrush-
munition, for example, was 20 chev, the paper declared, is thus
per cent less than Germany had "caught between two fires on
been paying France, its former these vital issues. He denounces
anti-Semitism but he appears to
practice it."
Report German Defense
The Soviet leader, the Times
Minister Embarrassed by
added, "is quite becoming more
MATERNITY FASHIONS--Summer and Fall Styles, values to 22.95, $1,
Disclosure of "Uzzi" Deal
$2, $3
and more aware of the attach-
BALTIMORE, (JTA) — Dis- ment of many Russian Jews to
HOSIERY—full fashioned or seamless, values to $1.50
closure that the West German Israel."
Army is using weapons acquired
The article reviewed the his-
from Israel has caused "ex- tory of the Jews since the Rus-
treme embarrassment" to De- sian revolution and described
fense Minister Franz Josef the "vicious campaign against
the Russianized Jewish intellect-
uals" who were branded as cos-
•Itr.‘ 3
, •
mopolitans. It also described the
• No Layaways
attempt to prevent the learning
of Hebrew and the use of the
• No Alterations
Yiddish language during the
cold war years and cited the ex-
• All Sales Final
ecution of lea d:ng Jewish
writers in 1952 in the so-called
"doctors' plot."



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