GERMANY: Incredible

To the hospital at Zweibrikken, ancient German town in the Pfalz, went Ruth Wegmann to visit her ailing mother. There the kindly young Fraulein saw a wounded Canadian airman, cheered him with a gift of an orange, some flowers, a few bright words.

Cold Nazi eyes noted the gesture. Hard Nazi justice sentenced the Fräulein to a year's hard labor, suspended her "civil rights" for three years. Moralized the Kölnische Zeitung: "Ruth Wegmann's attitude toward the enemy terror flyer is simply incredible. Such acts are unworthy of German women and contrary to our...

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