GREAT BRITAIN: Salesman & Culverins

Salesman & Culverins

Last June Germany's round-faced and cheerful Ambassador-at-Large Herr Joachim von Ribbentrop, onetime salesman of "German Champagne," blandly appeared in London and showed around the smart salons of Mayfair what he said was a list of British subjects any one of whom Adolf Hitler would prefer to the present British Ambassador at Berlin, Sir Eric Phipps. Herr von Ribbentrop did not deny that he himself was the Realm-leader's choice to succeed as German Ambassador to the Court of St. James the distinguished, old-school Dr. Leopold von Hoesch who died...

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