Foreign News: In this Fateful Hour


"In this Fateful Hour"

Mammoth banners wavered over German stadiums. The Reich's annual sport contests went off on schedule. Hitler Youths and Hitler Maidens displayed their prowess and affirmed their faith. The radio said that there would be no invasion now because Moscow did not want one.

Then it happened.

The first reaction was elation. The papers said that the Anglo-Saxons had stirred up a hornet's nest. Their spearhead would be broken and the Wehrmacht would be free at last to teach the Russians the futility of further efforts to advance. The fond dream of a...

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