The Burden of Success

The Allied high commands were a trifle worried last week: the people and press of the U.S. and Britain were just too damned happy. Prudent military thought that the headlines would have been nearer the mark if they had put less emphasis on bombing or on Winston Churchill's references to approaching amphibious operations, more on his sobering words: "I shall make no predictions. . . . We are prepared to win this war by hard fighting, and if necessary by hard fighting alone."

Mr. Churchill, telling the House of Commons about his recent trip to Washington and North Africa, naturally...

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