World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF GERMANY: Time in Flight

To the Germans now, each week of war was a week of reprieve. Every inch of ground held now was a mile of hope for a miracle, every day was a victory on the bloody march to April. By April there might be a number of strong new divisons—built around a new class of 17-year-olds nurtured on Nazi fanaticism. In April (by Allied guess) new Nazi secret weapons might be ready.

Last week the Germans were as good as ever at fighting for time. In the west they burrowed like moles, worked like beavers to dam the stream of Allied...

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