SWITZERLAND: Germany Loses

With 40,000 spectators shouting, and every radio in Switzerland tuned in, the all-star Swiss soccer team last week beat the German national eleven in Berne's municipal stadium, 2-to-1. An Italian refereed. No trouble occurred. While 6,000 Nazis chorused the German national anthem and the Horst Wessel Lied, 34,000 Swiss stood respectfully quiet. Then they broke—in French, German, Italian—into the Swiss Rufst du Mein Vaterland, which goes to the same tune as God Save the King. Here and there a tall, pale-eyed individual intoned the words of Britain's national anthem. Two Americans sang My Country 'Tis of Thee.


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