Russia At War: STRATEGY: Whistling for Action

. . . There is, said Stalin, no doubt that the absence of a second front in Europe against the Germans considerably relieves the position of the German Army, nor can there be any doubt that the appearance of a second front on the Continent of Europe —and undoubtedly this will appear in the near future—will essentially relieve the position of our armies to the detriment of the German Army. . . .

When it is calm and there is no wind, sailing skippers whistle. But they say that no matter how discouraged or angry they get, the wind...

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