World Battlefronts, STRATEGY: Days That Are Dark

The world trembled at the travail of Russia, at the ghastly consequences that would burst upon it if her resistance collapsed.

New Fronts for the Axis? In Siberia, a Russian army under General Grigory Stern stood on its arms, waiting for the Japanese under General Seishiro Itagaki to strike east from Manchukuo against Vladivostok, north toward Lake Baikal to cut the Trans-Siberian Railroad. If the slashes struck deep, Russia's wounds might be mortal. If Russia parried the blow, her defense would call for a new U.S. aerial front based in Siberia, with...

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