World Battlefronts, THE WAR: Around the World

Last week World War II flared up in battle, destruction and death on every major front around the world. In the Western World, men's hearts and minds were pinned fastest to the blood-soaked Normandy peninsula, where the original beachheads of the Allied invasion were being widened and deepened in savage combat. From within Occupied France came fragmentary reports of patriots rising to fight their German oppressors.

Air war ranged over Europe from the French coasts to Berlin, to the Balkans, where 1,000 U.S. shuttle planes...

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