World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF RUSSIA: One War in Europe

At Teheran, beyond all lingering doubt, the British, U.S. and Russian strategists were finally joined. The official handouts—". . . from the west and south"—concealed the precise positions of the new fronts. But it was clear that the next Red offensive would be part of an integrated Allied pattern.

In another two or three weeks, Russia's harsh winter should cement the autumn's mud until it holds up heavy guns and tanks, clear the skies enough to permit large-scale operations. At some later time—perhaps on a date decided by the Big Three at Teheran—the Red...

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