World Battlefronts: Balance of Trade

Britain's speedy Mosquito bombers slashed at German targets for the eighth straight night. U.S. Marauders, 200 at a clip, pounded the French invasion coast. R.A.F. heavy bombers threw a knockout punch at Stettin, paralyzing harbor operations in that important Baltic port. U.S. Fortresses and Liberators left Ludwigshafen in leaping flames, shot down 42 Nazi fighters.

Even the embattled Russians noted the rising tempo, the multiplying effect of air war in the west. A Moscow radio commentator said that the impact was apparent on the Eastern Front, and added: "The British and American air...

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