GERMANY: Hand-to-Mouth

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Exactly where the smudge-mustached Chancellor of Germany might be and with precisely whom he conferred became for several days last week the closest of state secrets. In a general way Austrian-born Adolf Hitler was known to be moving warily about South Germany, watching every phase of the bloody crisis in his Motherland from a ringside position. But one morning Munich buzzed with an arresting rumor: "He talked last night to The Man With the Cleft Nose."

On a high Bavarian crag 45 minutes by...

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