THE NETHERLANDS: It Beats the Dutch

Germany's Commissioner for The Netherlands, persuasive Arthur Seyss-Inquart, was near the end of his tether last week. The Dutch just could not be persuaded. On a tour of the country, Commissioner Seyss-Inquart personally distributed batches of pamphlets showing Adolf Hitler as he used to be caricatured in The Netherlands and, beside the caricatures, flattering photographs illustrating "the true, kind personality of the Führer." Dutchmen simply folded the pamphlets to show their favorite caricature, then stuck them in the most convenient frame.

In The Hague the Commissioner ordered a bookseller to remove a picture of Queen Wilhelmina from his window. The...

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