Foreign News: Supreme Council

Thirty-six hours before the German Army marched, Adolf Hitler organized his country for war. To run the internal affairs of Germany he named a six-man "Cabinet Council for the Defense of the Reich" empowered to issue decrees without even the signature of the Führer. Personnel:

Marshal Hermann Wilhelm Göring, No. 2 Nazi and dictator of Germany's Four-Year Plan, chairman.

Rudolf Hess, No. 3 Nazi and deputy leader of the party, the hirsute anti-Semite who in 1923 was Hitler's beer-hall Putsch-mate.

Minister of the Interior Wilhelm Frick, oldest (62) high-ranking Nazi. Sickly Wilhelm Frick did not...

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