GERMANY: Day of Jubilee

Stalingrad was a graveyard for 100,000 of the Herrenvolk's fresh, young sons, The Caucasian oilfields of Maikop were lost. Along the Eastern Front, along the North African coast, the Fuhrer's hurt and weary armies were in retreat.

It was Naziism's tenth birthday, a day for celebration. In the Hall of Honor at Berlin's Air Ministry building, which had been decorated with flowers for the occasion, meaty, perspiring Reich Marshal Hermann Göring scowled at the pages of his carefully prepared speech. In the hall his comrades in arms stood waiting. Across the Reich, the...

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