Courtesy Reuters

WHEN examined from abroad, the elements of the political struggle in Germany are certainly most puzzling. There are the National Socialists, who formally rule; there are the Conservatives -- Junkers, big industrialists and upper bureaucracy -- who actually rule; and there is a third group, so far apparently neutral, the "Wehrmacht," as the Reichswehr is now called. There is this further complication (among many others), that there is doubt as to who is dominant even in the Nazi Party. Who are the real régisseurs for the great stage show which all the world is summoned to witness? Are the

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