Radio: Phony

German propaganda landed another sneak punch last week, in its long and skillful fight to shatter Allied unity.

U.S. troops on the western front, thinking they were listening to a BBC broadcast, bristled when the commentator gave the British full credit for stopping the German offensive in the Ardennes. Field Marshal Montgomery, he said, "found no defense lines, the Americans somewhat bewildered . . . took over the scattered American forces . . . stopped the German drive."

The broadcast was promptly reported in the U.S. press. Manhattan's tabloid Daily Mirror headlined it: MONTY...

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