GERMANY: Progress (?) Report

TIME Correspondent Sam Welles has just returned from a tour that included 17 countries. His report on Germany follows:

The elegant oak-paneled office had paintings and a Persian rug. In it sat a German official of the Soviet zone, and I congratulated him on the handsomest surroundings I had seen in ruined Dresden.

"Yes," he said. "This was a Luftwaffe headquarters before we took it over for the Saxon state administration. Göring looked well after his own."

"That Was War." To travel round Germany now is to realize how strongly, even fiercely, that...

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