World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF GERMANY: Only One Way

In the air and on the ground, Allied pressure against the Third Reich tightened a few more agonizing notches. Yet there was still no sign of German collapse. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had learned his lesson, said to correspondents in Paris: "If the German continues to show the spirit he has now, there is only one way he can be beaten—the Allied armies must meet the Russian armies in the center of Germany."

Eisenhower was just back from the Roer River, where he had launched what his foes called the greatest of all Western Front...

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