Books: The Job

BATTLE FOR THE WORLD—Max Werner —Modern Age ($3).

HELL-BENT FOR WAR—General Hugh S. Johnson—Bobbs-Merrlll ($1.50).

UNITED WE STAND!—Hanson W. Baldwin—Whiftlesey House ($3).

Fortnight ago with the first smashing Nazi victories in the Balkans and North Africa, Americans began reading war and defense books with a new zeal. There were plenty to read, but three books were outstanding: 1) Max Werner's Battle for the World; 2) General Hugh S. Johnson's Hell-Bent for War; 3) Hanson W. Baldwin's United We Stand! Both Johnson and Baldwin are called isolationist. Their books show how rapidly the terms isolationist and...

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