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Foreign News: Secret Policeman

(See Cover) To the anxious question of "Will there be war in Europe?" the right answer early this week could be given only by those who knew what was in the...

GERMANY: Down Bombs, Up Himmler

Monday night the blow expected almost nightly since the R.A.F. finished off Hamburg fell. Long jittery and half-evacuated Berlin was handed a pasting from the...

Books: Nazi Pinwheel

THE SECRET FRONT (327 pp.)—Wilhelm Hoettl—Praeger ($3.95) Any big or little wheel of Nazi Germany who rolls long and far enough can apparently come to rest on...

WEST GERMANY: Military Realism

In old Munich there was a butcher named Strauss who bought poultry from a breeder named Heinrich Himmler. Opposite the Strauss butchershop, at No. 50...

Foreign News: Czech Jitters

Last week German troops began to pour into the Tatra Mountains near the Polish frontier. Quickly rumors spread that Slovakia (whose autonomy Germany has...

International: A Grave on the Heath

Heinrich Himmler's last journey was different. Before, wherever he had travelled, death followed him like a shadow—and the shadow fell on many, at Maidanek...

GERMANY: For World War III

¶Gestapoboss Heinrich Himmler's Schwarze Korps exhorted able-bodied German boys, who usually go to the front at 18, to marry first and beget children. Reason:...

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Photo Essays

Photos From a Nazi Christmas Party, 1941

The images are chilling, bordering on surreal: On December 18, 1941, as World War II rages and the horrors of the Third Reich’s “final solution” grow ever...

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