GERMANY: Where There Is Smoke

One black, chill night in Berlin last week foreign correspondents were jounced out of their sleep by the clamorous ringing of their telephones. When each answered, he was startled to hear an official voice from the Foreign Office insist that there was no revolution in Germany, either actual or likely.

The correspondents had not seen any revolution. They had, however, heard and reported various rumors and facts indicating that all was not well within Germany.

The Facts. Ponderous shellproof bunkers, with antiaircraft, anti-tank and machine guns, have been built near Berlin's Zoo station,...

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