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Anti-Jewish Plans of the Nazis Published Before their Rise to Power

Do a Proper Job on the Jews!

There are various views on the ultimate aim and task of the German-National (deutsch-voelkisch) movement regarding the Jews. One believes that so-called explanatory work is all that is needed; the next only wants to "eliminate" the Jewish spirit from the "cultural" field; a third only from the economy, and a fourth has other aims again, and all the opinions become confused... Quite apart from this we consider that it is much more urgent and necessary that the local groups should seek to operate first of all on their home ground and to sweep away Ostjuden* and Jewish vermin in general with an iron broom....

The Ostjuden must be got rid of without delay, and ruthless measures must be taken immediately against all other Jews. Such measures might be, for instance, the immediate removal of Jews from all Government employment, newspaper offices, theaters, cinemas, etc.; in short, the Jew must be deprived of all possibilities to continue to make his disastrous influence felt. In order that the unemployed Semites cannot secretly undermine us and agitate against us, they should be placed in collecting camps....

Voelkischer Beobachter, No. 20/34, March 10, 1920.

*Ostjuden The reference is to Jews who migrated from Eastern Europe, particularly Poland, to Germany. Anti-Semitic propaganda in the period of the German Empire and the Weimar Republic was directed against these Jews.