International: Achtung

Five years ago the Allied conquerors of Germany jointly abolished "all German land, naval and air forces . . . the General Staff, the officers' corps, reserve corps, military schools . . . other military and quasi-military organizations." The world cheered and said: "Never again."

Last week, confronted with an enemy who had already recruited a German army of his own, and encouraged, though with some misgivings, by the Western Allies, West Germany took the first steps to raise a new Wehrmacht. It tell to a sober, pale German official named Theodor Blank to...

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