GERMANY: Love Wanted

For every 100 men of marriageable age in Germany today, there are 166 women. The figure, a consequence of war, simply means that a lot of German soldiers did not come home. It also means that many others came back like the anonymous German who appeared in a news picture last week, as a grim symbol of postwar German life. He hobbled along on one leg, while his buddy carried his new artificial limb in his rucksack (see cut).

Many of Germany's women have given up the hope of ever finding a man of...

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