GERMANY: Impressing Visitors

Able statesmen, like glamor girls, are expert in staging acts to flatter and impress useful admirers. Last September Adolf Hitler staged one of his most effective when he entertained Mussolini in Berlin. Signor Mussolini who, isolated for nearly 15 years in Italy, had come to think of himself as the most potent man in Europe, was shocked into a warmer enthusiasm for his ally when he saw the magnificently trained, well-oiled military machine that Hitler turned out for his inspection. Last week Adolf Hitler, mindful of his other success, decided to play...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!