U.S. At War: Unquiet Potomac

There has been a bad lag in the actual movement of U.S. war material to Russia and Turkey. The long-tried patience of Joseph Stalin-smothered with promises, fed with a trickle-is near the cracking point. Turkey, which unofficially promises to go anti-Axis for the barest trifle of Lend-Lease aid, is now getting desperately nervous, because no U.S. aid arrives. The President, seeing the Lend-Lease clearance papers, takes it for granted that the goods have been shipped, does not know that they have been sidetracked by the U.S. Army & Navy for other uses.

Washington correspondents were told these things last week as...

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