Foreign News: Patience Strained

The Nazis had done their best. But even the patience of that most kindly of men, the Führer himself, was at an end. The French were so rotted with democracy that even in the face of death they insisted on acting as individuals. From Berlin to Paris to Vichy the word went down: the Riom trial must be stopped.

Intended to prove that France made a mistake in declaring war on Germany, the trial, after four weeks, had shown only why France had not been prepared to tear the Germans limb from limb. A fortnight ago Hitler publicly exploded that such...

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