GERMANY: Operatic Mystery

Telegraph repeaters clicked frantically throughout the Fatherland one day last week. Most urgent. Clear all lines. Berlin calling every Army officer above the rank of colonel, every Storm Troop leader, every Labor Corps leader, every Nazi Youth and Party leader. All were ordered to drop whatever they might be doing and rush to Berlin. Added the Realmleader's official circular telegram: NO EXCUSES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

In Berlin people with matinee and evening tickets for the State Opera found that theoretically they could get their money back. Practically the entire Opera district was...

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