GERMANY: Republican Notes

C, If the new German Republic has an ally it is Soviet Russia. Therefore President Paul von Hindenburg bestowed the most important diplomatic appointment in his gift, last week, when he sent Dr. Herbert von Dirksen, erstwhile Chief of the Eastern Division of the German Foreign Office to Moscow, as German Ambassador. The new appointee succeeds late famed Ambassador Count Brockdorff-Rantzau. Dr. von Dirksen served during the War as an officer of Uhlans, began his diplomatic career with the Republic in 1918, has never before held ministerial position or ambassadorial rank. C. Prime Minister Hermann Miiller appointed and despatched...

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