Hitler Swallows the High Command

Reveille, Thomas
October 1941
New Republic;10/6/1941, Vol. 105 Issue 14, p428
Presents information on the myth surrounding the German army that the German high command is hostile to the Nazis and loyal to the old German ideas. Dismissal of the myth that German army is different and distinct from the Nazi party; Impact of the treaty between Germany and Soviet Union on the effort towards European reconstruction which was the main topic of discussion in the Genoa Conference of 1922; Information on the economic rearmament of Germany; Role of Georg Thomas, General of German Infantry, in establishing the War Economy Board; Facilitation of switching from peace-time to wartime economy was made possible by the efficiency of the board; Demand for the maximum utilization of human and material resources for quick rearmament; Implications of entrusting postwar Germany to the "German army"; Recommendations for educating Germans to elect and follow leaders who are not lusting for becoming the masters of Europe and of the world.


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