GERMANY: Community of Fate

Dr. Alfred Rosenberg, who began life as a drawing teacher and is now chief mystagogue of National Socialism, spends much of his time in private sanatoria. He dreams of a vast Germanic-pagan world in which Teutonic supermen live in ideological bliss. Rational Germans, few of whom possess the Nordic qualities he extols, call him "The mad prophet of Teutonic superiority." Sanatorium wardens tap their heads and whisper "Vogel im Kopf" (bats in the belfry). When Fellow Dreamer Adolf Hitler sees occasion, however, he often revives Comrade Rosenberg from his traumatic reveries and uses him for launching a trial balloon...

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