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A Dictator's hour
Time 37. April 14,194l p. (?)6.
His three confidential secretaries-Frau Wolf, Frau Schroeder or Frau 

Though not noisily sturdy like Mussolini, Hitler is a healthy man, who 
in the years has changed physically less than most men between [unreadable] 
and 52,  and who has suffered no greater hurts than a finger broken in an 
automobile accident and a polyp removed from his larynx. The wiglike wad 
of hair which hangs across his forehead has no grey in it; nor has his 
curt mustache.

no more evenings lying on his army cot at home as  his Siemens 
record-changer riffles through the ponderous Germanisms of his other 
favorite, Antom Bruckner.

No more tenderness to animals now. He must forget how he once made pets 
of mice, how he wept when his canaries sickened and died, how he gave 
nuts to the squirrels around the Berghof, how, when a huge crowd was 
gathered for the ceremonies in Vimy last summer a cur dog appeared 
from the forest and came through those hundreds of people straight to him.

A Dictator's hour
Time 37. April 14, 1941. p. 26.27

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