GERMANY: So, It Is the Factory Again

Each time he ran his elevator up or down the four-story building, Ernst Heuszler, a wounded Wehrmacht veteran, got a little relief from the afternoon heat. He looked at his watch—3:42. Heuszler decided he would have a beer on his way home. Two minutes later, as he recalled afterward, "I felt as if I suddenly had wings."

The blast that lifted Heuszler and threw him against a wall last week destroyed 18 buildings in the 8-sq. mile factory of Germany's biggest chemical works, the I.G. Farben plant at Ludwigshafen in the French Zone, producers of nitrogen fertilizer, varnishes and dyes....

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