AUSTRIA-HUNGARY: Live Chancellor, Dead Premier

Live Chancellor, Dead Premier

One day last week obese Nazi Air Minister Hermann Wilhelm Goring strove fretfully in Vienna to kill time, loitering in shops unrecognized. When he tried to inspect the Habsburg Treasures, an unimpressed attendant told him to come back at an hour when they would be open to the public. The reason why General Goring was thus dawdling in Vienna turned out afterward to be because of an elaborate ruse devised by the German Minister to the Austrian Republic, scheming Franz von Papen. It was his idea that Goring...

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