GERMANY: Gott mit Uns

Gauleiter Otto Hellmuth sounded a practical note. "We all know that God is with us," he told the people of Würzburg, "but let's not rely on God alone. Let's work so hard and fight so fiercely that God cannot refuse to hand the victory palm to Germany."

Gauleiter Franz Hofer of Tirol was brushed by the wings of victory. "You must stand faithfully and unflinchingly before, behind and beside the Führer," he told the Hitler Maidens. "Victory is nearer than you think."

Goebbels' legman Helmut Sündermann echoed Winston Churchill, with a German accent. He cried: "The German nation is to be...