World Battlefronts: West: A Smart War

Last week General Eisenhower reached a pregnant point in his career. He was still very, very busy collecting royalties from his last smash hit in Normandy; and doubly busy—putting on a new production that would make or break his season.

Royalties. Eisenhower's collection of royalties last week showed that the Allies were still fighting a smart war. The biggest single collection took place at Mons. There, by the shrewd tactic of conducting a pursuit not from behind the enemy—who could delay it by dropping off rear guards—but beside the enemy on parallel roads,...

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