End & Beginning

Berlin was kaputt. Always an ugly city, it was now uglier rubble. From its stones, and from the torture-chamber prison camps all over Germany, the stench of Naziism rose to sicken the civilized world (see FOREIGN NEWS).

So awful were the acts of Naziism in its death throes that General Eisenhower summoned U.S. Congressmen and editors to see them with their own eyes, lest they forget.

In this same week, nearly 7,000 miles from Berlin, in the sun-drenched city of San Francisco, statesmen and diplomats met to plan the peace. What they did there would not be final. But the whole...

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