GERMANY: Purge No. 2

The gravest crisis since German Army leaders persuaded Adolf Hitler to have the most radical of his Nazi followers killed in the Blood Purge of June 30, 1934 broke bloodlessly last week. This time it was the surviving Nazi radicals who secured from the Führer a fine collection of conservative German scalps, although not literally, for resignation not execution was the fate last week of such as:

War Minister Field Marshal Werner von Blomberg

Foreign Minister Baron Constantin von Neurath

Army Commander—in-Chief Colonel General Werner von Fritsch

Not only this potent trio but a...

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