World Battlefronts: From Better to Worse

For the last three months, the Allied anti-submarine campaign has gone quite well. For the next three, the worst is feared.

Tonnage Up. Britain's First Lord of the Admiralty A. V. Alexander said last week: "In February we believe we have achieved the best results against the U-boat yet experienced. . . . There still is probably a larger output of U-boats than the total numbers being killed, but the gap is being reduced." Thanks to increased production and reduced sinkings, there has been a net gain in Allied shipping since last August of some 1,250,000 tons.

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