From: Patrick Andries (Patrick.Andries@xcential.com)
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 09:04:23 CDT
Peter Kirk a écrit :
> If Fraktur and ordinary Latin are the same script, then it couldn't be
> said that the Germans abandoned the Fraktur script after WWII. Yet,
> that is what available references say did happen.
Fraktur was actually abandonned during the Nazi era. In an ordinance
dated 3/I/1941, the NSDAP Reichleiter, Martin Bormann, on order from
Adolf Hitler, describes the « so-called Gothic script » as the «
Schwabacher Jewish letters », Antiqua (Latin) letters were to be used
from then on and the script was to be called the « normal script ». On
the party congress in 1934 in Nuremberg, Hitler already criticized the
« Gothic script ».
http://www.deutsche-schutzgebiete.de/fraktur.htm (transcript of the said
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