GERMANY: Octogenarian President

Came the 80th anniversary of his birth to General Field Marshall Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorf und von Hindenburg, President of the German Republic. In Berlin 1,000,000 people gathered on the streets to greet him as he drove through a 12-mile lane formed by guards of honor, at the back of whom were cheering men, women and children. For once all shades of political opinion forgot their differences and joined in homage to the aged President. All over Germany similar scenes of joyous ovation were enacted.

The celebration started a day ahead of time and lasted throughout the birthday anniversary the...

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