World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: Interim

The invasion of Europe was coming—and soon. But when? When? Over Europe uncertainty hung sharp as a dangling sword.

Britain, having stopped uncensored communication by Allied and neutral diplomats (except the U.S. and Russian), now turned off other trickles of information. All travel out of the United Kingdom, except for the most trusted of persons moving on urgent Government business, was abruptly stopped. The wellsprings of espionage at Stockholm and Lisbon promptly dried up.

There were nervous, nightmarish indications of coming events. British and Axis craft met and fought savagely in the Channel....

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