GERMANY: Tyranny

Tyrannies of the week in Germany:

¶ The secret People's Court sentenced to life imprisonment Walter Schwertfeger, 35, German newshawk, for telling foreign newshawks the secret restrictions laid on the German Press by Minister of Propaganda and Public Enlightenment Paul Joseph Goebbels. On the People's Court's second anniversary last week new President Dr. Otto Georg Thierack announced that telling foreigners industrial secrets also comes under the head of treason.

¶ Because Adolf Hitler's speeches may be used to prove almost anything, the Nazi Commission of Inspection of Nazi Literature announced that Hitler's...

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