GREAT BRITAIN: Winston and the Bear

While Germany wrestled with the Russian Bear last week, Winston Churchill engaged in a game of two-handed Russian wrestling with critics of Britain's aid-to-Russia program. On his left hand the Prime Minister contended with growing opposition to Britain's passive war effort; on his right, with growing Tory opposition to helping Russia at all.

In an optimistic speech to Parliament, the Prime Minister, who has promised Russia all possible aid, got around to the Bear rather late.

"The magnificent resistance of the Russian Armies," said he, "makes it certain that Hitler's hopes of a...

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