World Battlefronts: One Fell Stroke

The Berlin radio broadcast the Nazis' latest threat : The German High Command "intends by one fell, drastic stroke to end the unbridled mass murder. . . . Mankind is not far from the point where it can, at will, blow up half the globe. The retaliation will be so powerful and will be started at such a psychologically opportune moment as to influence the development of the war." But the Germans could no longer promise bomb for bomb. Said Berlin: "It would be superfluous to retaliate for ruins with ruins. The sense of retaliation will find quite a different...

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