A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945 by Pierre Accoce

By Pierre Accoce

Guy known as Lucy, A: 1939-1945, via Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet

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And the entire organiza- by agents of the Gestapo. Outside this world of intrigue and violent internal convulsions were a number of technicians, more interested in improving the Wehrmacht's e£Bciency than in attending parades and receptions. Among them were Roessler's ten friends. The siu"tion was under constant surveillance rounding anarchy, produced by an overconcentration of power, was easy enough and the details of the Wehrmacht's movements because they were among the men who produced them.

For the Swiss army and each soldier keeps his rifle, ammunition and other equipment at home. According to Article 89, Chapter 3, of the Constitution, the Assembly entrusts the command of this army to an oflBcer elected for the purpose only when the Confederation's neutrality is threatened. There possesses no general in peacetime had been General Guillaume Dufour in 1859, at the time of the war between Italy and Austria; General Herzog in 1870; General Uhich Wille in 1914. The fourth Swiss general was to be Henri Guisan.

Institutions seemed fell into the to collapse hands around them. The Weimar Republic tottered between the thrusts of the extreme right and the extreme one left. Coups d'etat followed Berhn the Red Week alone caused 1,200 deaths between March 4 and 13, 1919. In Munich, the headquarters of the Communist Party went up after another, violent in flames. The fall of the and short-lived. In mark ruined the middle gigantic trusts, like that of Hugo Stiimes, classes, while were being estab- lished. A new right-wing movement, much more extreme than any had appeared so far, was born in Bavaria: National Socialism.

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