Feb 3, 1942 Nazi's in Philly

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Feb 3, 1942
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Reporters Failed Attract Notice In Nazi Naval Dress . I PHILADELPHIA, Fob. 2.— A pair of newspaper reporters wno dressed as Nazi U-boat command ors and paraded through this "Cradle of Liberty's" busiest streets without being stopped "wonder why the Greeks bothered about sending a wooden hoi'so Into Into Troy." "No Philadelphia horse is necessary," necessary," wrote Frank Toughlll and William B. Mellor, Jr., in to day's Record, "a Nazi con j\:tst walk Into tho city—in uniform.' Clad In full Nazi regalia, com ploto with swastikas, and afici't ing pronounced Gorman iDcents, tho newsmen passed thousand of people, ate In a crowded reatnu- rant, asked questions of police men and spoke to soldi! is and sailors—without once running Into Into difficulty. "We prowled the waterfront with its costly, vital defense shipping," shipping," they wrote, "and nooody thought we were a menace. "Vero 1st der Vadervrondt?" we asked a policeman. "'You on a ship? 1 he asked. 'Got lost last night?' "Ja. "'Yonh'," he said, grinning " 'Boys on ships will have parties. parties. "In tho central section, a policeman policeman started to 'bawl us out' for parking. Ho looked at our uniforms uniforms and said: " 'Oh, I'm sorry. Navy boys, huh? .Well, that's okay, out don'l park too long." _

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  1. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light,
  2. 03 Feb 1942, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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