The Real Bombing Of Germany, Sep. 7, 1942

Day by day, the task arms and the price of victory grow greater. The early summer's burst of optimism seems childish now; with German troops in the Caucasus, and the Afrika Korps poised in Egypt, prophecies of victory have a bitter taste. And yet:

The U.S. and Britain possess a weapon that may open the road to victory. The weapon is combined Anglo-American air power.

TIME does not know whether Germany can be defeated from the air. No one knows, because air attack on the scale necessary to prove or disprove the assertion...

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