Foreign News: Herr Krupp & the Future

The great Krupp works at Essen, arsenal of Kaiser and Führer, lay dead. For five years this steel heart of the German war machine had been a prime target of Allied bombers. Last week U.S. Ninth Armymen rolled past the debris, a few miles farther south overran the high-walled Villa Hügel, secluded estate of powerful, mysterious Alfred Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Herr President of Krupp, silent partner of Naziism, now wanted by the Allies as a war criminal.

A brace of Villa Hügel retainers blocked the door. Strapping (6 ft. 5) Lieut. Colonel...

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