GERMANY: News Between the Lines

The German people last week believed they knew the next turn that World War II would take. No more fools than citizens of other nations, Germans no longer believe the rant and propaganda which passes for news in their press. But they still buy papers for two reasons: 1) to read the Army communiqués; 2) to see what they, the German people, are being prepared to expect next.

The communiqués from the Russian war were not conclusive (see p. 75), but the papers made it quite clear what Germans should be prepared to...

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