World Battlefronts, STRATEGY: From the Defensive . . .

At one point in the Pacific the Navy was attacking (see col. 2). A U.S. air general was cooking something in Russia (see p. 26). U.S. air squadrons appeared over France, and many more poised for attack on Germany (see p. 26). U.S. bombers hammered the Japs in China (see p. 32), as well as the Italians and Germans in the Mediterranean (see p. 31). In the week of all these global stirrings, Under Secretary of War Robert Porter Patterson told aircraft factory workers in Ohio:

"I wish that I could tell you that the war is going well. But it...