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August 30, 1974 - Image 37

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, August 30, 1974-37

U.S. 'Ban Nuclear Aid to Egypt, Israel'

Disappointing Work on Hitler and Nazism

Bonn-Jerusalem
Flight Plan Blasted

TEL AVIV (JTA)—A Ger-
he was the creator alone does city in such a deal. Stalin
not matter but it is there had his own reasons for the man Embassy spokesman in
Tel Aviv has confirmed re-
to be read in his "Mein generals' purges.
HITLER: Legend, Myth
ports that the Bonn govern-
and Reality
Kampf"
which
he
wrote
dur-
Maser
does
document
Hit-
By Werner Maser (Harper & Row)
ment turned down an El Al
ing
his
benign
imprisonment
ler's
opportunism,
his
abil-
There has been a recent
plan
to operate a flight from
spate of stories out of Ger- in Landsberg. This program ity to change policy to suit West Germany directly to the
was
sold
to
the
powers-that-
needs,
such
as
the
alliance
many on the "Hitlervelle",
Jerusalem airport at Atarot.
or a wave of Hitlerism. It is were, both in and outside of with the homosexual SA The German decision, only
Germany.
He
was
a
petty
leader Rohm — whom he
a kind of recrudescence in-
two weeks before the sched-
terpreters label as nostalgia, bourgeois with grandiose later killed, ostensibly for uled inaugural flight to Jer-
ideas
but
the
then
establish-
that
reason.
But
he
had
somewhat similar to our own
usalem was based on politi-
invocation of the forties. ment saw in him an instru- "lived" with Rohm and only cal reasons.
ment
for
their
good.
What
had him killed after the lat-
There is of course a differ-
Bonn adhered, it was
ence which needs spelling Hitler promised was a scape- ter made his bid for power
out. Our own nostalgia is a goat, the Jew, and mainten- in 1934. Hitler made a pact claimed, to the United Na-
yearning for a period when ance and intensification of with the Soviet Union, his tions' decision that there
the country was engaged in status quo. Otherwise Von arch-enemy; he promised would be no change in the
what we considered a good Papen and Schacht would not peace and planned for war. attitude towards the admin-
war, and in spite of the mas- have supported him. One of But Hitler never concealed istered territories. The Jeru-
sive effort to conduct the the basic ingredients in his his anti-Jewish program. It salem airport is in adminis-
war, it was ceremony of in- program and which enabled was his and his alone and_ tered territory and- was not
nocence in which we were him in the final analysis to his executioners like Himm- included in the Israeli-West
totally unaware of what was win out (especially after he ler, Eichman and Hoess were German aviation agreement.
Atarot Airport had been
yet to come. It was even a lost 2,000,000 votes in the merely tools. Himmler's late
time when people could walk last free elections) was ter- efforts to remove Hitler was enlarged to handle jet planes
the streets at night. Hitler- ror. This he inflicted, for the •a ploy to save his own neck. in anticipation of the sched-
ism on the other hand, repre- first time in history, on a Hitler was the finalizer of the uled flights of German pil-
final solution for the Jews grims to Israel. El Al made
sented what the world con- mass and organized basis.
demned at the Nuremberg
Maser, somehow, places but nowhere in Maser's book tests and found the airport
trials ; it was a phenomenon great emphasis on the physi- is this developed either singly adequate for use by inter-
against which the major part cal deterioration of Hitler as or as part of the internation- national airlines.
of the world's people united the basis for some of his mil- al genocide practiced by Hit-
and fought in the greatest itary failures. While Hitler's ler's forces.
war of all times. Call it bad health may have been
What is needed in 'any
Nazism or Fascism, each of all Maser says (and docu- biography of Hitler is what
rim/fluting
which has definitions inti- ments it with statements by is required similarly in any
for the AR-
Muiic
mately mingled with econo- doctors, self-serving of other figure who stood up
mics, it was ruthless dictator- course) it was not the cause, front on the world stage; a
atil
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but wherever its jackbooted by reverse and failures. times in which he lived and
soldiers trod. It was geno- Therefore, the book's tone all the forces which existed
cide and for the Jews, the seems occasionally sympa- alongside him as either col-
Holocaust.
thetic. Maser attributes Hit- laborator or adversary. This
Therefore Maser, who is ler's stubborness in military Maser fails to do. And it
director of the Institute of matters to sickness. He would behoove the German
Contemporary History at equates it with Stalin's simi- people to avoid being
Munich University, has writ- lar stubborness to retreat as drowned in this Hitler wave.
ten a disappointing book. though thus excusing it but And for us to watch it as it
While he may have chosen completely ignoring the lat- breaks. Sinclair Lewis,
to do Hitler as a single en- ter's "scorched earth" policy, American literature Nobel
tity and to reveal what he proclaimed only five days laureate, who wrote "It Can't
Fine Fashions
considers facts heretofore after the Nazi invasion, of Happen Here" once said Fas-
unknown, Maser nevertheless yielding only barren earth to cism would come to the Un-
omits what is so important the Nazi invader. Ifi'Maser's ited States in the guise of
in true revelations, the events claim that the SS engineered anti-fascism.. Perhaps it's
around the man which he a deal with Soviet generals best not to look upon things
either created or reacted to, and then leaked it to Stalin as they were, but as they
Hitler the man has been done is true, it is new, although should be. But if we have to
RUSSELL SCHREIBER ASSOCIATES
AGENCY OF THE SHOW WORLD
to death but Hitlerism has hard to accept Soviet compli- look backward, we must un-
derstand exactly at what
not and it is difficult to con-
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NEW YORK—A new edi-
time in its fullness is brought
back in Maser's book. The tion of the "Unified Jewish
Religious Education Curricu-
German world is missing.
lum for the Armed Forces,"
We do learn that there was containing an expanded list
bastardy among Hitler's im- of Jewish educational re-
mediate ancestry but it is sources, has been published
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a piece is the fact that Hit-
ler was a spy for the Bavar- Jewish children are growing
ian army in which he was a up. on U.S. military instal-
soldier until 1920. He func- lations since the majority of
tioned also as a propagandist Jews now serving in the
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the poll.
The poll also showed that
by 73-13 per cent, Americans
believe that it was wrong for
former President Nixon to of-
fer the reactors without first
getting congressional ap-
proval.
Although most Americans
have supported U.S. efforts
in the Mideast, the poll
showed that by a percentage
of 75-12 Americans agree that
"if the price of a settlement
of the Middle East war is to
run the risk of atomic war-
fare, then that settlement is
not worthwhile."
At the same time, a major-
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NEW YORK (JTA)—Amer-
jeans by an overwhelming
majority are opposed to the
United States providing
either Egypt or Israel with
nuclear reactors, according
to the latest Harris poll.
The poll showed that pro-
viding the reactors for Egypt
was opposed by 69-17 per
cent while providing reactors
to Israel was opposed by 66-
21 per cent. Two-thirds of
the public expressed fear
that both countries would end
up by producing atomic
bombs with the nuclear cap-
ability furnished by the U.S.,
rding to Louis Harris,

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