GERMANY: A Million Heils

Once a year half-a-million goose stepping Germans swarm into Nürnberg, "the most German of all German cities," join with another half-million gaping visitors for the greatest political circus in the world, the seven-day Nazi Party Congress. Days before the Congress opened last week, 550 special trains, seething with black, brown, green-shirted Storm Troopers, Special Guards, Labor Corps, Hitler Youth were pouring into the railway stations, disgorging their loads in the allotted ten minutes time. Shouldering their packs, the military and semimilitary corps clumped away to their temporary homes in 13 miniature...

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