The YANK MAGAZINE issue for June first did a fine job of capturing the excitement that was widely experienced in civilized quarters as the allied armies poured into Germany from all sides. One G.I. in Italy opined:
"Now they say Hitler is dead. Maybe he is. If he is, I don't believe he died heroically. Mussolini died at least something like a dictator, but somehow I can't figure Hitler dying in action..."
Read an article about some bored newspaper editors who were curious to know what the headlines would look like if Hitler had been killed in 1941.