World Battlefronts: MISSION TO SOUSSE

The strategy behind the Allies' coordinated air assaults on Tunisia is explained on p. 25. TIME'S Correspondent Jack Belden, reporting this strategy from Cairo last week, also described one of the raids—"not exciting, not heroic, but the kind of dull, monotonous, hard, nerve-straining work American bomber pilots have been doing for five months now in the Mid-East." His dispatch follows:

The squadron had been encamped for several days in the cold, inhospitable desert, irritable and impatient as only bomber pilots can be when bad weather holds them from their target. Then the message came...

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