Foreign News: Number Three

Inside the dirty red brick fortress of Spandau in the British sector of Berlin, behind a maze of walls, electric fences and steel doors guarded by the machine guns and soldiers of four nations, Prisoner No. 3, an old man of 81, was dying. Once,

Baron Konstantin von Neurath, fluent linguist and brilliant diplomatist, had suavely served the Weimar Republic as Foreign Minister, then without apparent twinge of conscience served Hitler. In 1941 he finally resigned as Hitler's "Protector" of Bohemia-Moravia, but by then he had gone too far; the verdict at Nürnberg in 1946 was: "For carrying out and assuming responsibility...

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