World Battlefronts, SUPPLY: Duluth to Moscow?

"I think," wrote Fred R. Cutcheon of Madison, Wis. to Barren's weekly, "that it is about time we stopped playing Hitler's game and took advantage of the one route between the two continents that is not subject to the submarine menace." Mr. Cutcheon is a tall, white-haired, retired utility executive and electrical engineer. He is appalled at estimates of Allied shipping losses (around 500,000 tons a month), figures the cost of sunk ships plus cargoes as at least $2,000,000,000 a year—not to mention the damage to the Allied war effort. His figuring gave Mr. Cutcheon an idea that by now...

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