Letters, Feb. 22, 1943

A List of Good Germans

Sirs: . . . About 5% of the German people dared to vote against Hitler as late as 1934, were courageous enough to help the oppressed ones and to exercise humane acts under mortal danger. On these true Christian Germans, these descendants of Lessing, Goethe, Mozart and Beethoven, the inevitable new edifice of the German state must be based. They must take over the jobs of city mayors, of foremen in factories, of presidents in scientific societies. . . . But how can they be found out? I...

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