GERMANY: Hitler's Paladin

As striking to European military observers as Adolf Hitler's calling 1,000,000 men to arms last week, was the fact that he recalled to the colors one man, Colonel General Werner von Fritsch, rated Germany's most able commander.

Like Tennis Player Baron Gottfried von Cramm who talked too much about his political opinions while touring the world, General von Fritsch, who opposed sending German aid to Rightist Spain and more than once told Hitler that Germany is not yet sufficiently prepared to fight a war, was smeared by accusations of homosexuality. Whereas Cramm was sent to jail, Fritsch, of a size...

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