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KIRKUS REVIEW

In the photographs of representative German faces, and with the testimony of their own words, this is a very effective portrait of a people and a country which may well be the critical arena in the conflict between the East and West. From all four zones, the subjects here are chosen from a railroad in Berlin, a village-Mittenwald, an apartment house in ssen. There are those who hate the Russians, and those who hate the Americans; you will see a baggageman, a doctor, a flower vendor, a coalminer, a newspaper editor, a priest, a woman raped by the Russians (24 of them), as well as some of the leaders of today- Western Berlin's Mayor Ruter, Bishop Dibelius, etc. And on the whole, you will meet a bitter, defiant, discouraged people, either doubtful or resentful of the occupying countries. A graphic, telling portrayal.

Publisher: William Sloane