Eisenhower: 50 years for de-Nazification

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Eisenhower: 50 years for de-Nazification - , - " ' EE Eisenhower Claims SOlYears Needed to...
, - " ' EE Eisenhower Claims SOlYears Needed to Re-Educate Re-Educate Re-Educate Nazis -' -' ' t By Nolaad FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct belief today it would "take 50 years Germany in democratic ideals, and said that a far as he was concerned concerned "the ban on Nazis will be permanent'! 1 If anyone believes we re going to prosecute another war, he's crazy, that's all," Eisenhower asserted, asserted, adding that the denazification denazification orders of the Potsdam con ference were "right down my alley.". alley.". ; - The American commander ex pressed irritation with press' criticism, criticism, "mostly by implication," of U. S. policies and administration in occupied Germany. He said the criticism to which he referred was mostly inferences that "we are not going to carry out the Potsdam agreement in detail. " "We got our orders from Pots- Pots- National Guard To Come Home WASHINGTON, Oct 12.-(if)- 12.-(if)- 12.-(if)- 12.-(if)- The? war department is planning to return" all national guard divis ions to the states witnm a year. A circular letter from the national national guard bureau to state adjutant adjutant generals, disclosed today that the intention if to deactivate all divisions now overseas within a short time after their return to the United States, retaining them under federal control while 'a troop basis plan is prepared for . ''!; I : Nergaard I 12. - ;p) - Gen. Eisenhower expressed of hard work" to reeducate Nad to leave anything for Germany dam, and they are right down my alley. I say let Germany find out what it 1 means : tb start a war (In Berlin J Eisenhower's deputy, Lt Gen. Lucius D. Clay, said Ger many would:! have to be occupied "for at least a generation if we stay to do he job we have set out to da") I Speaking ft a news conference. Eisenhower 'also announced that Nazis would not be allowed to vote in forthcoming elections, . as serting that "a Nazi is a Nazi un- un- m ne proves mmseir, otnerwise and the burden .of proof, will fall upon the individual." : f - At the same time, Ma J. Gen. C. L. Adcock, head of the G-5 G-5 G-5 (military (military government) section of the United States forces in the European European theater, explained plans to withdraw , riiost military government government personnel from the lower levels, of German administration during the next few months. - The Ultimate objective. Adcock said, is to give the Germans ad ministrative control . up to .' the land" (state) levels with top ad ministrative heads responsible to the allied military authorities for carrying-odt carrying-odt carrying-odt their -policies. -policies. He expressed hope that "this could be achieved by June. ?

Clipped from Statesman Journal13 Oct 1945, SatPage 2

Statesman Journal (Salem, Oregon)13 Oct 1945, SatPage 2
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