GREAT BRITAIN: 1941 Committee

No one, least of all the average Briton, questions that a British victory in World War II would mean a very "new order" in the British Empire and quite possibly in the world. Herbert George Wells & Co., Clarence ("Union Now") Streit, Winston Churchill, Lord Halifax and the Anglican Church have all had their say about Britain's war and peace aims. Last week in London, when Britain's most apparent war aim was to keep from getting licked, another group spoke up.

In a press-released "commentary" a self-appointed brain trust of liberal intellectuals, calling themselves the 1941 Committee, handed out stinging...

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