World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF AFRICA: Kesselring's Job

Dispatches from Allied headquarters revealed last week that Field Marshal Albert Kesselring has for some time been in supreme command of Axis forces in Tunisia. He is nicknamed Smiling Albert. If he was smiling last week, it was not because the news of his front was good. He and his men were cornered for fair.

The Axis forces had been driven into a great beachhead, about 100 miles long and 50 miles deep. Inside that beachhead, Albert Kesselring had 18 airfields, two cities with radiating roads, many good heights, some fixed fortifications, plenty...

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