GERMANY: Rosenberg's Russia

Adolf Hitler's chief copy writer was not at his typewriter last week. Scented, elegant, pseudo-intellectual Doktor Alfred Rosenberg (not to be confused with Jewish Rosenbergs) had a new job which made him one of the biggest of big Nazi executives. He had become the Reich Minister for the East. As such he stayed in his Berlin offices, but he let his ingenious mind range over the whole 615,000 square miles—thrice the area of Germany in 1937—which Adolf Hitler had conquered in Soviet Russia and now were his to administer.

Doktor Rosenberg had as...

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