World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF THE BALKANS: Allies for Tito

Nazi airmen last week bombed the Adriatic island of Vis (Lissa), which, according to their home radio, is "an operations base for 1,500 American Rangers and British Commandos." That there might be some truth in this enemy assertion was suggested when the Allies reported that specially trained U.S. and British combat troops—along with gunnery experts and engineers—are now operating with the Partisans in the Dalmatian coastal zone. Furthermore it was announced that the Allied troops had raided Solta Island, destroying Nazi installations, capturing 111 prisoners.

These bits of information suggested that the Allies are beginning to give real aid to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!