GERMANY: Goring's Empty Mouth

Hermann Göring did more than report last week what Adolf Hitler had said last March: that Germany was no longer crusading for world domination, but was fighting for its very life.

Indirectly but strikingly he confirmed reports that Europe is facing the worst crop failure in years—that not only subject peoples but the Herrenvolk may taste real starvation.

It was the German home front which collapsed in 1918 under food and spiritual deficiencies. It was this same front that Göring addressed last week, for 80 minutes. He blamed the weather ("Nature really has...

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