GERMANY: A Good European

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It was 16 years since Adolf Hitler had seized power amid the hoarse cheers of German millions; ten years since his armies had invaded Poland; five years since the memorable period in history when 12,000 Jews died each day in the Nazi gas chambers at Oswiecim; four years since the battered Third Reich had surrendered to the overwhelming might of the U.S. and its Allies. A new regime, already endowed with many of the powers of a respected, sovereign nation, was rising from Germany's ruins. The Western world, led by the...

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