INTERNATIONAL: Peace at a Price?

Adolf Hitler remained strangely hidden, strangely silent. Berlin suggested that he was resting after arduous labors on the Russian front. On the thin shoulders of Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels fell the job of exhorting the German people: "Are you willing to continue the war with wild determination, unshaken by all vicissitudes of fate? . . ."

Goebbels broadcast a frank admission that Germany was in danger of being overwhelmed by "the whole wild greatness" of Russia's unsuspected military power. And he made the most open effort yet to split the U.S....

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