Upon the unfolding panorama of World War II last week appeared new trouble spots, new stirrings of warlike activity which seemed to foretell a vast widening of the conflict as grand strategy was deliberately evolved and brought into play.

While fighting reached a new pitch of intensity on all the established fronts of land, sea and air between the Allies and Germany, while Finland continued to give ground slowly and bloodily before the Russian avalanche, events at the top and bottom of Europe tended to embrace and at the same time expand the...

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