BATTLE OF GERMANY: Remember Frederick

BATTLE OF GERMANY Remember Frederick

This week the Red armies and the western Allies, striving to meet in a common front across north Germany, were less than 350 miles apart. Since Jan. 12 the distance between them had been almost halved by the Russian avalanche toward Berlin. The fighting in the west was only "skirmishing," in Russian eyes, but in the Nazi view it was a deadly menace. The Nazis called the Canadian thrust into Cleve "only a beginning"; they were anxiously watching the British and U.S. preparations on the Roer River (see below).

Highest ranking and most outspoken of German radio...

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