With the German invasion of Poland underway, Pug Henry is called to Washington for a meeting with President Roosevelt. The President is impressed that Pug foresaw the German-Soviet pact and... See full summary »

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With the German invasion of Poland underway, Pug Henry is called to Washington for a meeting with President Roosevelt. The President is impressed that Pug foresaw the German-Soviet pact and asks him to write from time to time on items that might be of interest. Pug is a bit concerned when he learns from Warren, who is at flight school, that Madeline is now living and working in New York. Rhoda Henry continues to see Palmer Kirby. Byron Henry and Natalie Jastrow make their way to Warsaw and seek the protection of Natalie's friend, Leslie Slote, who works at the US Embassy. Arrangements are made for neutral foreign nationals to be evacuated through Germany, which may pose problems for any Jews seeking to escape the carnage. Byron still isn't quite sure what to do with his life so he decides to return to Italy to complete his work for Aaron Jastrow. Written by garykmcd

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7 February 1983 (USA)  »

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On the day of the Polish invasion, several German generals are already shown to be wearing the Iron Cross of 1939 (instituted after the Polish campaign was over) as well as other ribbons and badges not issued until the invasion of the Soviet Union two years later. See more »

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Field Marshal Walter von Brauchitsch: Fuhrer, even the supply of artillery shells is totally inadequate.
Adolf Hitler: Who says so?
Field Marshal Walter von Brauchitsch: General Thomas, my chief of economics and armaments.
Adolf Hitler: Do you know how many artillery shells of all calibers we have in the staging areas? Right this minute?
Field Marshal Walter von Brauchitsch: No.
Adolf Hitler: How many are in the reserve dumps in the west?
Field Marshal Walter von Brauchitsch: It's up to my staff to re...
Adolf Hitler: What the monthly annual production of shells is? Or the projected rise is in production, for the next six months, month by month?
Field Marshal Walter von Brauchitsch: Who keeps such figures in his head?
Adolf Hitler: I DO! The supply ...
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