Ernest Hemingway and Hadley head for Germany, 1923

“ The trouble was the vanquished had not been beaten militarily. There was a score to be settled…”

Ernest and Hadley found Germany at the brink of collapse due to horrendous inflation and violent confrontations between opposing political ideologies and their cohorts. The German mark was on its way to becoming utterly worthless, and just before inflation reached its peak in late…