World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: Why Are We Waiting?

On their rounds of London last week, visiting U.S. Army chiefs sought out a very lean, very tall (6 ft. 4 in.) Englishman with a graceful name, royal blood, and one of the key posts in warring Britain. If, as some people thought, the U.S. officers were in London to sell the Imperial General Staff a second front, they did well to look up Vice Admiral, Lieut. General and Air Vice Marshal Lord Louis Mountbatten.

For, to Britons a-clamor for Continental action, Lord Louis personifies the second front. They know him as the...

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