World Battlefronts, STRATEGY: Toward the Mobile Fortress

Enormous possibilities lay open to the Allies this week: Allied invasion of Europe in the south and west, a final Russian offensive in the east, a culminating blow by air at Germany itself. If all of these possibilities became realities, if they proceeded to success, it was possible to conceive of the defeat of Hitler in 1943.

Men of the United Nations did not again make their old and bitter mistake and forget the great difference between possibility and achievement. The Allies were still geared for at least two more years of war in Europe. But they did speak with...

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