World Battlefronts, SUMMARY: Good Week

Germany. London cabled: "Reports from Berlin indicate that Germany may collapse earlier than the most sanguine Allied optimists can afford to believe." The Berlin correspondent of Stockholm's Allehanda cabled: "The situation facing Germany in these November days is grave, difficult, exacting."

Russia. Marshal Joseph Stalin said: "Victory is near." The Red Army captured Kiev, the Ukraine's capital, ended the summer-&-fall fight for the Dnieper and began the winter battle for western Russia. In the Nevel sector to the north, the Red Army was within 40-odd miles of Poland; in the south, 130...

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