Radio: Mixed Guesses

NBC coaxed its commentators out on a limb last week for a brave look at the year ahead. Opinions on the war, east and west, differed:

John W. Vandercook: "Great surprise of the year . . . will be a Russian attack upon Japan."

Max Hill: ". . . Russia is not going to come in against Japan."

Merrill Mueller: "Russia will join the Pacific war."

Edwin Haaker: "I believe the defeat of Germany should be brought about sometime during April."

David Anderson: "By Christmas 1945, Europe will have enjoyed three months of complete peace."

W. W. Chaplin: "Germany will be officially defeated by June 7....

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