LITHUANIA: Hell Memel!

Heil Memel!

In the semi-autonomous district of Memel, Lithuania, last week, the greeting everywhere was "Heil!" Uniformed storm troopers marched through the streets. Banners proclaiming the familiar One People, One Reich, One Will stretched across buildings. The only Nazi trappings missing were pictures of Adolf Hitler and swastikas. Lithuanian State police moved out. Lithuanian troops kept strictly to their barracks and the Lithuanian Governor, his decrees defied, resigned to be replaced by another who refrained from issuing orders.

Memel technically went to the polls to elect deputies to its new Diet, but...

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