TURKEY: Tale of a Bomb

One sunny morning in Ankara last week German Ambassador Franz von Papen's son, Franz Jr., recently wounded on the Russian front, was riding horseback with his blonde sister Stefanie and friends. They heard a faraway explosion. "It must be artillery practice," said Franz Jr. But it was not. It was Franz von Papen Sr. being bombed.

In his long and devious career foxy old Franz von Papen has been frequently hunted. In 1932, when he was Germany's Chancellor, a suspicious-looking Mrs. Paul Budde was arrested in the Chancellery with a twelve-inch dagger...

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