GERMANY: Internal Chaos

The general situation in unoccupied Germany was one of indescribable chaos. From almost every corner of the Vaterland came news of food riots, Communist revolts, rival clashes, many people killed and injured.

The Central Government was confronted with the gigantic task of subduing the Reds in Saxony and Thuringia, the Monarchists in Bavaria, the Reds in Lübeck and Hamburg, the Socialists in the Palatinate; to say nothing of the Rhineland and the Ruhr rumpusses. On top of all this, the Government tried to grapple with the.financial and food problems, both of...

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