World War: Red Sprint

From its seats on the Eastern sideline, watching the smashing performance of the German juggernauts, J. Stalin's Red Army was at last unleashed at 4 a.m., Sunday, September 17. Led by its air pilots and big tanks, it rattled into Poland along all main east-west highways on a 500-mile front, from the Dzwina River (above Polotsk) on the north to the Dniester (Rumanian border) on the south. From past reports of the Russian mobilization, some observers guessed that 2,000,000 men were on the move. At nightfall, the first war communique from Moscow listed a...

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