International: Clear, Blunt Words

If words meant anything, the Big Three did more for their nations and their world at Yalta than they did at Teheran. After their Persian meeting, they proclaimed agreement only in the broadest generalities. After their Crimean meeting, they not only proclaimed agreement on every point taken up in their announcement, but on the most difficult points broke down the agreement into hard specifics.

The War. ". . . The timing, scope and coordination of new and even more powerful blows [against] Germany . . . have been fully agreed and planned in detail....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!