THE PRESIDENCY: War Without Fighting

War Without Fighting

Never before in World War II had Franklin Roosevelt acted so vigorously as last week, when the earth moved and the shock was felt in the White House.

In the Balkans, after a week of war, Yugoslavia, whose determination to fight had been applauded by the President, was already cut off from her allies. In Africa the British lost the whole of Libya except for the encircled port of Tobruch. In the Atlantic the British still continued slowly to lose the battle of shipping.

To a President whose Lend-Lease Act had financially underwritten the war of all democracies against...

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