GERMANY: Fuhrer's Week

Last week Nazis in Berlin prophesied a quiet, leisurely two or three weeks for turbulent Europe. Reason: Fuhrer Adolf Hitler, after entertaining Regent Prince Paul of Yugoslavia for four days, after getting the signatures of Estonia and Latvia to non-aggression pacts and honoring the Latvian Foreign Minister with the Grand Cross of the German Eagle, and after commuting to ten years' imprisonment the death sentence of a young woman who murdered her illegitimate baby, headed south for his Berchtesgaden eyrie.

Later the Führer, in one of his musical moods, showed up in...

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