"Mais, non. Impossible!" "Aber ja, das ist wirklich wahr!" screamed the French and Germans at each other.
The controversy arose when the Stahlhelm (steel hermet), Monarchist journal, said that France's unknown soldier, who occupies a place of honor under the celebrated Arc de Triomphe, is none other than August Schultz of Württemburg. The Stahlhelm said that it had received the news from a Swiss source.
The French were furious. L'Eclair, Paris journal, fumed against the "Boche brain which could invent such a lie," defied the Germans to prove the story.
Indeed, the spectacle of...