The United Nations as usual had their ears to the ground, hoping to hear shocks and tremors from the direction of Germany.

The straining ears heard things which gave satisfaction. The Brüsseler Zeitung admitted: "Doctor Goebbels has told truths which may come as a surprise to many. But why shouldn't he confess that war has become the shoe which pinches?" Said the Frankfurter Zeitung: "We are only beginning to feel total war in the west. Home has unavoidably become part of the front."

In Switzerland an eyewitness fresh from Germany told the Schweizer Bauzeitung: "Air raids have had a terrible effect. Western...

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