World War, STRATEGY: Invasion Front

Adolf Hitler's most vital objective in all Russia is the Caucasus. On that bridge of land between the Black and Caspian Seas lie fields which give Russia 93% of her war-blood: oil. Last week the British appeared to have made the crucial decision to help the Russians keep Hitler away from Caucasian oil as long as possible.

This was not a decision to be made with a snap of the fingers. It might mean sacrificing many men, much equipment. But it was so logical as to be imperative: a race to the Caucasus...

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