World Battlefronts: News in the Night

From Germany TIME'S Chief Military Correspondent, Charles Christian Wertenbaker, cabled:

Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton had put in a busy day. They had inspected the horrid concentration camp at Ohrdruf, visited the salt mine with its hoard of gold and art, traveled several hundred miles by plane and jeep. When they returned to General Patton's headquarters they were tired—and a little sick from the things they had seen at Ohrdruf. They dined, then sat in a big, sparsely furnished room, talking against the steady roar of supply trucks passing outside. Around midnight they went...

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