People: Aug. 30, 1968

His latest book, The Arms of Krupp, promises more flak for Author William Manchester. Scheduled for publication on Nov. 25, the book has already been reviewed by West Germany's Der Spiegel, which calls it "un-factual," full of "goofs," and a "gross oversimplification" of the history of the steel and coal concern that manufactured German arms in both World Wars. Manchester, says Der Spiegel, is guilty of factual errors about present-day-Germany, half-truths about the Krupp empire, and "anti-German resentment." Manchester was calm, figuring all along that they wouldn't like the book in Germany.

It...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!