GERMANY: War at Home

Adolf Hitler declared war against Russia for two reasons. One was strategic (see p. 22), the other domestic. As the new campaign began Gestapo Chief Heinrich Himmler submitted a report on Communist espionage and sabotage, designed to convince Germans and the world that Germany's internal troubles were inspired by Moscow. Truth was that, although Moscow doubtless did stir up some unrest, Germany was rumbling with spontaneous discontent. From one of TIME'S correspondents, until recently in Germany, came these facts:

> Germany is now a military dictatorship and Nazi Party leaders are disappearing....

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