EUROPE: Toward the End

The process of disintegration in Adolf Hitler's European empire again becomes visible.

In the Nazi regime's favor are iron control of the population, the instinct for survival, a strong and yet unbroken Army, the rich loot plundered from Europe since 1939. Yet much of that loot has been expended on war, the Army is now in retreat, the home controls cannot survive a complete military disaster.

The signs of disintegration in Europe had appeared in earlier months, then subsided. But they had never appeared against such a background as the Moscow Conference and the certainty it gave that Germany will...

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