GERMANY: Public Opinion

In the March number of Foreign Affairs a parallel is drawn between the possible trend of French policy and Napoleon's Moscow campaign: "They (the Germans) see two alternatives for France—retreat from an untenable position or a further advance into unoccupied Germany, perhaps to Berlin or even to Konigsburg. This possibility, galling as it would be to their pride, they foresee with equanimity ... it would mean a repetition of Napoleon's Moscow campaign. Passive resistance would make the maintenance of scattered bodies of troops so far from their bases quite out of the question."

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