World: One Way to Lose a War

Adolf Hitler last week was face to face with an old European tradition: that a good way to lose a war is to attack Russia. In 3,000 carefully chosen, sense-making words, appearing last week in the Man chester Guardian, sagacious old Eduard Benes, President of the Czecho-Slovak Government-in-Exile, told why:

In my view, the attack on the Soviet Union was a mad action—the action of a criminal who is driven by fate always to make good the effects of his first crime by a second crime and then by further crimes until the final...

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