Foreign News: ... and the Bad

The West had taken a calculated risk in Western Germany. It had given "good Germans" some of the freedom needed for training in democracy (see above). But inescapably, as occupation controls relaxed, "bad Germans" had moved in to try to claim the nation's soul again.

Among the most noisome of the "bad Germans" is stocky, pushing Wolfgang He.dl.er, 50, an early Nazi, now a formally denazified member of Bonn's Bundestag. Hedler's denazification is skin-deep. A reactionary Deutsche Partei man, he believes that Hitler's defeat was no failure of fascism; it sprang from the "treason and sabotage of the resistance movement." Last November...

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