Bottom margin : For wire The Western Front, Sept. 10-16. - The steady French advance across the German frontier into the no-man's land between the Maginot and Siegfried lines continued during the week Sept. 10-16. It appeared from both the French and German war communiques that fighting between the Rhine and the Moselle was increasing in intensity, artillery being prominent on both sides. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3732]
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- Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)[more]Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.
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