BATTLE OF GERMANY: You Can't Understand

A German Foreign Office worker was captured on the western front last week by the U.S. First Army. He was talkative: "There will be no capitulation—you will have to occupy every town in Germany. You can't imagine or understand the Ger man people. They are living in a completely different world, one of heroism and romanticism. The fact that they have no manufacturing centers remaining doesn't make any difference to them."

There was not much heroism in the little houses which hoisted white flags in the path of the Allied columns. Yet still...

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