New Front

The military and political structure of the Axis, battered by the greatest and most diversified offensive in history, groaned and creaked. The whole world could hear. The Axis' final collapse might still be remote, but there was no concealing the signs of disintegration.

¶ The rust of revolt was corroding the mighty German war machine; Army officers had tried to kill Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Nazi regime (see FOREIGN NEWS). The attempt itself marked a fateful trend within the Reich; even more significant were the admissions by Hitler and his new chief of...

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