U.S. At War: Total War Postponed

Total War Postponed (See Cover)

This week comes the hour that will try the integrity of Fourth of July orators.

Between the fourth day of July and the third day of November, it is perfectly possible that a series of major military defeats may befall the U.S. and its allies.

The enemy last week had obviously committed himself to campaigns—in Egypt, in Russia, in China, and against Allied shipping—to bring about at least four Allied disasters. Any one of those disasters would be serious, as serious perhaps as the fall of France, and if the...

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