Note 037
by Joachim C. Fest

37 Semmler, Goebbels. In fact such a chest already existed. Ribbentrop had got it after his return from Moscow from Koch, the Gauleiter of East Prussia. While Ribbentrop kept in it all agreements signed by him at this point, Kordt, Nicht aus den Akten, has pointed out that of the 18 agreements in the chest, 17 had already been broken by Ribbentrop, i.e. Hitler.

From Chapter 14, Joachim von Ribbentrop , Part 3 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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