The Press: Unofficial but Authoritative

Snapped the Army & Navy Journal impatiently: it is high time for Russia to help her Allies with a "second front" in Poland. Quick as an echo last week came the reply of Russia's own army journal, Red Star: such talk bears "the Goebbels trademark." Izvestia chimed in: "Small-caliber strategists. . . ." Russia's mighty Pravda (circulation: 2,000,000) had already paid its blunt respects: "This journal looks ugly."

All this attention from Russia was due not to the Army & Navy Journal's circulation (27,568 weekly) but to its reputation as an "unofficial but...

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