STRATEGY: We Are Losing the War

The problem was still the same old problem. The enemy, dispersed across the world, pinned down the Allies on too many fronts. Unhappily—and unavoidably, the High Commands seemed to think—the only solution was still the one that had solved nothing yet. The Allies, dispersing their forces to meet the enemy wherever he was, in essence let the Axis General Staffs determine the grand strategy of the war. Lieut. General Brehon B, Somervell of the U.S. Army brutally stated the consequences last week. Said he: "We are losing the war."

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