THE NATIONS: Faces in the Wallow

Few things about defeated Germany and the Germans are as yet clear to the Allied victors. But one thing is already clear: Germany after World War II is going to be much the same sort of psychopathic wallow which produced Naziism and Adolf Hitler after World War I.

By last week U.S. soldiers had been on German soil a little more than five months. In Aachen, Roetgen, Eilendorf, Cologne they had seen the ruined face of western Germany. And they had seen thousands of German faces:

¶ A German woman and her two...

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