Blue Book: Legman

Ambassadors are legmen in gold braid. One of the best reporters of them all is Great Britain's Ambassador to Germany Sir Nevile Henderson. The reason the 75,000-copy first printing of the British Blue Book, including the reports he sent his Government from Berlin from May 28 to Sept. 1, sold like hot cakes in London last week was therefore not hard to find. He had turned in a world scoop, a still-warm drop of the very blood of history, a terrifying picture of how war is born, some penetrating glimpses...

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