GERMANY: Special Jokes Dept.

Not many Germans noticed a two-line announcement in their papers one day last week that the Berlin radio station, which usually starts broadcasting at 6 a. m., would not be on the air until 12:30 that day. No reason was given, and under Nazi rule the people have learned not to ask or reason why, but the six-and-a-half-hour official radio shutdown—presumably for repairs—was seized upon by Germany's Freedom Station, a portable radio transmitter run by daring anti-Nazis who at the risk of their lives keep one jump ahead of the Gestapo or...

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