POWER POLITICS: German Drums

Last week occurred the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, the treaty that was going to insure the peace of Europe forever and ever, Amen. No celebrations marked the date. Instead, all eyes were on the man who had torn that document to shreds, Adolf Hitler. That day he was on a Bavarian mountain top directing a campaign to reclaim for the German Fatherland the Free City of Danzig, neutralized and placed in customs union with renascent Poland by the treaty-makers. As the Führers well-oiled propaganda machine went...

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