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The Redemption of Democracy

The Redemption of Democracy

By Hermann Rauschning

Alliance, 1941, 243 pp.

Dr. Rauschning, having been high in Hitler's confidence, is an unexcelled authority on the aims and methods of Nazi Germany -- though what he has to say on this subject in his present work will be found in large part in his previous books. But when he enters the field of prophecy and calls for a sort of "Pax Anglo-Americana" to rule "the coming Atlantic Empire "he is not so convincing. Never having believed in democracy, he is not well equipped to understand its fundamental qualities and predict its future.