WEST GERMANY: The Herr Doktor

The thin, balding man who walked into the Defense Ministry at Bonn was exactly what the new Bundeswehr wanted. He introduced himself as Herr Doktor Robert Schneider with degrees in medicine, philosophy, psychiatry and law. Unmarried and with a lucrative psychiatric practice in the city of Goslar, Schneider nevertheless wanted to become an army medical officer. "This will mean a personal sacri fice, but money has never been a part of my life," he said nobly. "One must have ideals." ,

That was three years ago. The army enthusiastically grabbed Schneider, appointed him a staff doctor with a major's salary....

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