GERMANY: New Regime

New Régime

Germany has leapt from frying-pan to fire.

The military dictatorship came to an end and General von Seeckt, Commander-in-Chief of the Reichswehr, was deprived of the supreme power he has so effectually wielded since last September.

Hopes of a return to normal conditions were, however, quickly shattered. The Government announced the establishment of a state of civil martial law, under which supreme power is transferred to Dr. Jarres, Minister of the Interior.

The new régime was said to be a "somewhat watered" issue of the old. The main difference is that the...

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