BATTLE OF EUROPE: Help for Russia

This week the British finally felt sure they were lending fighting aid to Russia for the spring campaign. Over the continent the weather had lain thick, and for a week Britain's long-range bombers had squatted glumly in their dispersal stations with no place to go. Handier ships—light bombers and pursuits—went out whenever there was a break. They picked at the pock-marked townson the invasion coast, ranged east to the Frisians off the Netherlands' coast, where they scratched a convoy and lost five planes.

At week's end the weather opened up enough...

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