Paul Josef Goebbels' heart stood still.
For a moment, after he heard of the bomb attempt on Adolf Hitler, the firm earth had seemed to shake. He "saw visions of the Apocalypse."
One week after the bomb exploded in the Berghof, the Nazis' master psychologist had got hold of himself again, went on the air to tell the German people what they must now do, what was about to be done to them. Alone in an empty, echoless studio, the little Doktor made one of his most remarkable speeches.
Few men have ever so publicly...