World War: BATTLE OF BRITAIN: A Better Month

The Luftwaffe, weather-bound through most of last week, got over England's east coast long enough one night to drop paper weapons. The Germans thought that the downcurve in British morale (TIME, June 16) was steep enough so that some Britons could be persuaded into a mood of utter defeat. So the Luftwaffe scattered leaflets of pessimism:

The Battle of the Atlantic is being lost. The reasons why are:

German U-boats, German bombers, the German Fleet sink or seriously damage between them each month a total of 700,00 to 1,000,000 tons of British and Allied shipping. All attempts at finding a...

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