INTERNATIONAL: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

The Zurich newspaper Die Tat (variously translatable as "The Act" or "The Fact") printed the fanciest tale of many a long week. Its gist: Adolf Hitler, looking down the pistol barrel of defeat, would neither surrender, die in battle, nor kill himself. Instead, he would gather a picked staff of Nazi Party chieftains. Wehrmacht generals and technical geniuses, then lead them in a giant submarine flotilla to Japan. There he would establish his German Government in Exile, boost Nipponese production to undreamed-of levels, and string out the war a few more years.*...

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