World: The Fact

What the Russians had most feared came to pass this week. According to Moscow, the Germans opened their third summer offensive in Russia, and they opened it before the Allies had established a second front in Europe. Said Moscow:

> The Wehrmacht attacked all the way from Orel to Belgorod, on a front of 200 miles, in areas where both armies had been concentrating troops for weeks.

> Large forces of German armor and aircraft, hitherto sure signs that the Wehrmacht means business, had gone into action. The Russians said they destroyed or...

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