GERMANY: Obscuration Maneuvers

"What, going home and leaving your shopwindow lights on, Weber?", a friendly policeman last week admonished a petty Berlin dealer in women's wear. "You know Goring's orders."

"Ja, but I have set the clock to turn off my lights at 10 o'clock. It always works. Auf Wiedersehen."

At exactly 10 p. m. the World's third most extensive city-suddenly became the World's darkest. Over 150 battle planes— barred to Germany by the now scrapped Versailles treaty—thundered aloft over Berlin in a night air raid followed by another at dawn. Some dropped cannon cracker bombs....

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