Foreign News: Patton & the Devil

General George S. Patton Jr. had kept mum for quite a while. It was unlike him. Last week, in Bavaria, where he is U.S. military governor, he broke the irksome silence, brandished his riding crop and informed the press: "Well, I'll tell you. This Nazi thing. It's just like a Democratic-Republican election fight."

The fact that General Dwight D. Eisenhower had just instituted an investigation of Bavaria's Nazified German bureaucracy did not seem to cut much ice with Georgie Patton. In his opinion, too much fuss was being made about denazification. Said Patton: "I'm...

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