The worst news for Russia last week was not the peril to Sevastopol, nor the Nazi advance below Kharkov. For the U.S.S.R. and her Allies, the worst news was that on the two fronts where the Germans attacked in strength last week they had more men, more planes, more tanks, more everything than the Russians had.

It was proof that, after all the agonies and losses of the Russian winter, the German armies were strong and fresh. And it was proof that in this new year of war Russia will need all the aid,...

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