AUSTRIA: Crescendo

Like the finale of a great symphony, the troubles of independent Austria swung higher & higher, louder & louder last week. Adolf Hitler's first anniversary in power, the day for which all Austria waited and worried, came and went with only the popping of a few harmless paper bombs in Vienna's Stephansplatz. In his anniversary speech before the Reichstag, Chancellor Hitler dismissed the Austrian crisis thus:

"To the German Government's great regret, its relations with the present Austrian Government are not satisfactory. The fault is not ours. The assertion that Germany plans...

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