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Berlin Diary; the Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II, pgs. 331-369 Summary

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Part II, pgs. 331-369 Summary and Analysis

German newspaper headlines on May 9 announce that the British have plans to spread the war. Shirer feels that it will spread no matter who spreads it. On May 10, Germany enters Holland, Belgium, and Luxemburg. Hitler cannot survive the economic war or the blockade however. The Germans justify the invasion, saying that England and France are preparing to attack Germany through these countries. They announce that they will answer the bombing of their cities with five times the number of strikes against the English and French. The Dutch army surrenders on May 14 after five days of fighting. German troops approach Belgian.

Shire wants Tess and Eileen to leave for America. She makes plans to leave through Spain and Portugal. Shirer worries that they will not be able to leave if Italy enters the war. Americans in Switzerland have been warned...

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