Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941
William L. Shirer
A precurser to the author's best-selling The upward thrust and Fall of the 3rd Reich describes the harrowing Nazi upward push to strength in Germany in the course of the moment 1/2 the Nineteen Thirties and profiles Hitler's complicated character.
Of the Hôtel Crillon, now German Headquarters. Our officer went in to inquire approximately quarters. I, to the displeasure of the German officers with us, stepped over to pay a choice on the American Embassy round the corner. Bullitt, Murphy—everyone I knew—were out to lunch. I left a be aware for Bullitt. We acquired rooms within the Scribe, the place I had frequently stayed within the civilized days. To my shock and enjoyment, Demaree Bess and Walter Kerr, who had stayed on in Paris after just about all in their colleagues had left,.
Refuel at Lyon. The German air strength is accountable for the sphere, even though this can be in unoccupied France. On one facet of the sphere a great number of dismantled French conflict planes piled up; at the different facet 100 French planes covered up, in excellent condition—some of these planes the French by no means used to struggle with.… A German overseas place of work legit with the face of a crow seems on the junked planes and sneers: “La Belle France! and the way we’ve destroyed her! for 3 hundred years, at least!” ….
141, 142; after the Munich pact, 149; adjustments in view that Nazi revolution, 15; and mystery explosions, 218; and the theatre, 207; and victory parade, 451, 467, 548-9; pre-war stipulations in, 181, 192, 193; and public opinion at the conflict, 199, 201, 332, 336, 338, 346, 393, 404 Bern, 545 Bess, Demaree, 146, 234, 411, 413 Bessarabia, 275, 443 top, Bob, a hundred, 252 Bethel, 509, 513, 569-70 Bevan, Aneurin, sixty eight past Sing the Woods, 239 Biddle, Anthony, 152, 164, 177, 209, 308 Binder, Carroll, seventy seven.
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Lügenlord—“lying lord.” commonest connection with Churchill within the Nazi press is just through his initials W.C., the letters painted on each water-closet in Germany, that's why the Nazis use them. BERLIN, December 14 The German papers this night have a good time an outstanding sea victory of the pocket-battleship Graf Spee over 3 British cruisers off Montevideo. at the radio I heard London hailing it as a British victory, which reminds one in all Jutland, it, too, having been celebrated as a triumph through either.