Books: The Man Who Was Wrong

I PAID HITLER — Fr!tz Thyssen — Farrar & Rinehart ($2.75).

"If human civilization is not to perish, everything that is possible must be done to make war impossible in Europe. But the violent solution dreamed of by Hitler, a primitive person obsessed by ill-digested historical memories, is a romantic folly and a barbarous and bloody anachronism."

So, in the foreword to this book, says Fritz Thyssen, onetime rich and powerful head of the German steel trust, onetime National Socialist party member, onetime financial backer of Adolf Hitler, now probably a corpse or a...

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