GERMANY: Third Reich?

In the Red House, President von Hindenburg's comfortable, unpretentious summer home in Neudeck, East Prussia a solemn assemblage gathered last week. There was old Paul, grimly upright in his chair; Chancellor Franz von Papen, looking more like a startled police dog than, usual; bald, ever smiling Defense Minister von Schleicher; a few assistants. Gravely the old Field Marshal reached for a pen and signed a document which, informed observers believe, had been drawn up the week that Chancellor von Papen took office:

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