Freie Presse (Alsace)

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Freie Presse ('Free Press') was a German-language daily newspaper published in Alsace.[1] It was published as Freie Presse für Elsass-Lothringen between 1898 and 1918, and as Freie Presse/La Presse Libre 1919-1939 and 1944-1960.[2] The newspaper, edited by Jacques Peirotes, was one of the most constitently pro-French newspapers of Alsace.[1]

The newspaper had a circulation of around 5,000 as of June 1930. It carried the byline "Sozialistisches Organ für das Departement des Nieder-Rheins" ('Socialist organ for the Bas-Rhin departement').[3] The newspaper was an organ of the French Section of the Workers International (SFIO).[4]