Books: Hitler's Drudge

THE MEMOIRS OF FIELD-MARSHAL KEITEL, Chief of the German High Command, 1938-1945. Edited by Walter Görlitz. 288 pages. Stein & Day. $7.95.

To his Allied captors at Nürnberg, the Field Marshal seemed to be the essence of all that was evil in Junkerdom. Tall and taciturn, a monocle screwed tight in one chilly pale eye, his boots gleaming with metronomic precision as he paced the stone floor of his cell, the prisoner never complained and never begged for mercy. When the gallows trap was sprung on Oct. 16, 1946, and Wilhelm Bodewin Johann Gustav Keitel dropped to his death, it is doubtful...

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