Books: German Conscience

UNQUIET NIGHT (122 pp.)—Albrechf Goes—Houghfon Mifflin ($2.25).

"Heil Hitler, padre! . . . Let's skip all the phony piety, shall we? When a man deserts he's asking for all he gets . . . The rest is up to the firing squad. Victory will go to the strong, and the Fiihrer has no time for yellowbellies."

To the troubled Protestant army chaplain, hard-bitten Major Kartuschke's bluster, meant only one thing—another German had chloroformed his conscience. In twelve hours, one of Major Kartuschke's prisoners—21-year-old Lance Corporal Fedor Baranowski—would be shot by a firing squad. Curiosity and compassion impelled the chaplain to find out why....

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