GERMANY: Fatal Indiscretion

A tide of Republican scandal foamed up last week and engulfed Germany's greatest post-War soldier, Hans von Seeckt, "The Man with the Iron Monocle." He it is who has forged the new German military machine as General der Infanterie und Chef der Heeresleitung des Reichswehr. For months he has been the anathema of the Allied Council of Ambassadors which has demanded his resignation times without number. Until last week his rockfounded army prestige made his position unassailable.

Imperative Request. Not long ago the General, ripe with the prudence of 60, was appealed...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!