AUSTRIA: Hitler's Promise

It was a good thing for Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg that he skipped out of Vienna to holiday near Salzburg last week. To President Wilhelm Miklas and Prince Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, Supreme Sports Leader of Austria, who remained behind to greet Olympic athletes (see p. 40), massed and vociferous Austrian Nazis offered the most humiliating of insults.

In the first place it is illegal to give the Nazi salute or sing Nazi songs in Austria. Moreover, Adolf Hitler has just made a pact with Kurt von Schuschnigg pledging Germany rigorously to...

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