U.S. At War: Next Stop

The train of events which the U.S. had set in motion in North Africa moved ineluctably ahead. How fast it would go, and how far, no man could say. But the nation got a broad hint of the timetable in a significant utterance by future-minded Assistant Secretary-of State Adolf A. Berle Jr.

At an Italian-American dinner in Manhattan, Adolf Berle spoke to about 400 Americans and anti-Fascist refugees. But his words were meant for the ears of 45,000,000 bewildered, tired and unhappy people 5,000 miles away. Hardly had the sound died down when they...

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