International: Incident at the Widow Lehrte's

Who but the neighbors cared about what passed in the house of the widow Lehrte? So unquiet were the times, and so jumpy the world, that Frau Lehrte and a young soldier out for an afternoon of fun last Week caused an excited incident in besieged Berlin. Some U.S. newspapers reported it under black headlines. Said one story: "Russian troops have opened fire inside the U.S. sector."

For some time, the neighbors had been indignant over Frau Lehrte's activities. She lived in the southernmost part of Berlin's U.S. sector, on Landshuterstrasse, a pleasant street which runs across the fateful boundary between Berlin...

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