INTERNATIONAL: Hitler's Europe

Signs multiplied this week that the formation of Adolf Hitler's long-promised European Federation was close at hand: > In Ankara German Ambassador Franz von Papen told a correspondent that Germany would make a strong bid for peace with Great Britain as soon as the "decisive phase" of the Russian campaign was over.

> In Berlin Adolf Hitler appointed Alfred Rosenberg Minister in Charge of Civil Administration in the eastern occupied regions, indicating that, for Hitler at least, the decisive phase was over.

> In Vichy collaboration came to a crisis. From...

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