World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF RUSSIA: One Year Old

Each day brought nearer the anniversary—June 22—of Hitler's march into Russia. It is not a date which Hitler can easily let pass without some major blow, somewhere. No such blow came last week. From the Leningrad front to the Sea of Azov, the leashed armies sniped at each other with local air and land forays. For all save the dead and the wounded, these forays may have been merely the interim routine of war. Or they may have been the preludes to decisive battle.

If they were preludes, most of the signs appeared...

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