Russia At War: SUPPLY: Aid on the Wharves

. . . A reason for the temporary reverses our armies have suffered, Stalin said, is our shortage of tanks and, more particularly, aircraft. . . . Modern war is a war of motors. The war will be won by him who will have an overwhelming superiority in the output of motors. If the production of motors in the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union is combined, then we will acquire at least a threefold superiority over that output of the Germans. . . .

By last week the great combine had begun to function. Britain had shipped...

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