GERMANY: Belated Amends

Adolf Hitler exploded indignantly when Carl von Ossietzky, famed German pacifist, was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize while still a prisoner of the Third Reich (TIME, Nov. 30 et seq.). The decision of the awarders was reviled as "an insult to the German people." Nazis were forbidden thereafter to accept a Nobel Prize, were told that in future the Government would award similar prizes for Germans only.

While this dispute was raging, Pacifist Ossietzky, seriously ill with tuberculosis after his repeated incarcerations and internments, was being closely guarded in a Berlin sanatorium. Rumors...

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