World: Manna or Matter?

If Germany and Occupied Europe don't yet know what's good for them, Allied propaganda can hardly be blamed. The R.A.F. reported that in the past four-and-a-half years 1,264,456,656 leaflets, newspapers and magazines had been dropped on Europe, were now raining down at the average rate of 1,200 a minute.

Solider and more explosive matter now has priority over propaganda. But in the fall of 1939, when the war still looked phony, propaganda had priority over bombs. One R.A.F. crewman returning from a "bomphlet" mission shamefacedly reported that he had flipped his bundle overboard without cutting the string. Said his superior: "My God,...

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