GERMANY: Say Yes to War

The newspaper of Hitler's Elite Guard, Das Schwarze Korps, testified in a full-page editorial to a drastic change of heart among traditionally war-worshiping Germans. Pictures of somber, tight-lipped German soldiers illustrated Das Schwarze Korps' exhortation:

"In War's fifth year it will be difficult for many to say 'yes.' They will have a weak moment and will long for peace and haven. There is hardly anyone in Germany who does not hate war, and the time when men fled from misery and hunger to the better and more exciting soldiering life is past....

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