World War: EASTERN THEATER: Easter Theater

The Second Agony

"The main strength of the powerful Soviet Army is broken. In addition, Soviet units are greatly confused, and leadership may not be able to prevail. The breaking of the Stalin Line in several places . . . has decided the course and outcome of the campaign against Bolshevism in the interests of Europe."

These confident words were put on the wires of the world last weekend by D.N.B.. the official German news agency. The German braggadocio was given the lie direct by the official Russian communique, which said: "The...

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