GERMANY: Grim Games

Seven years ago Feldmarschall von Hindenburg relinquished his command of the German Army and bid what he almost certainly thought would be a permanent farewell to military pomp, for he was then 71. A few days ago President von Hindenburg, Commander-in-Chief of the armies of Germany, donned again the full uniform of a Feldmarschall and was cheered to a frenzied echo as he reviewed the troops of the Republic at Neubrandenburg. Flags flew: the black white and red standards of Imperial Germany.

Last week with an accompanying fanfare Feldmarschall August von...

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