WAR & PEACE: Greenland's Icy Mountains


The chain of Atlantic defense sites on which the U.S. is to build bases now reaches from Greenland to British Guiana. In a sweeping agreement with the Danish Minister in Washington last week, the U.S. took over protection of the world's biggest island, moved the U.S.'s outermost line of potential defenses 900 miles nearer Europe, only three miles from the Nazi war zone. Yet in a week of staggering reverses and calamities, the U.S. could draw one lesson clearly: the new base sites should have been secured long ago, so that...

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