GERMANY: Happy Birthday

Adolf Hitler turned 47 last week. On ordinary days the Realmleader has come to maintain a worshipful wall around himself against even the biggest of the Nazi bigwigs. On his birthday, however, he welcomed them all at the Berlin Chancellery, glowed under their congratulations, revived Kaiser Wilhelm's practice of birthday honors.

Honors. To War Minister General Werner Eduard Fritz von Blomberg the Führer last week presented a field marshal's baton, first ever given in Germany in peacetime.* He made Air Minister Hermann Goring and Army Chief of Staff Werner von Fritsch...

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