Foreign News: Defeatist Z

Defendant Klara Z had just been brought from prison to the Berlin People's Court. She took her place before the nine judges. She was thin. Her shoulders sagged. Her voice was a tired whisper.

The first witness was Mrs. Z's house maid. She deposed : "Mrs. Z never discussed politics or the war. Mr. Z has been on the eastern front a long time. Mrs. Z's oldest son was inducted into the Army three months before her arrest. Her second son is working in an Austrian factory. Her youngest child, a daughter of 17, was a driver in the A.R.P. and was...

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