World: Devastated Dortmund

Sven Malmberg is a Swedish orchestra leader. In the blacked-out cities of Germany he played forbidden jazz to nerve-racked citizens of the Third Reich, who wanted hot music to jar them out of their depression. To questioning police. Malmberg and his audience would explain it was Belgian music. Last month Malmberg was playing in Dortmund when the British struck that city with two of the war's most devastating air raids, then cut off its water supply by blasting the Ruhr's Mohne and Eder dams. Malmberg lived through those raids and, returned to Stockholm,...

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