World Battlefronts: Thanks Wanted

The U.S. spoke up last week to Joseph Stalin, who had said a fortnight ago (TIME, March 1): "The Red Army alone is bearing the whole weight of the war."

At a press conference in Moscow, U.S. Ambassador Admiral William H. Standley said: "I have carefully looked for an admission in the Russian press that [the Russians] receive material aid from America, yet I have failed to find any real acknowledgment of it. . . . The Russian people have no opportunity to know they are being helped by the American people."


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