Joseph Stalin told the world last week that his allies had so far failed him. He told it in a letter to Henry C. Cassidy, 32, Moscow A.P. correspondent. The letter was typed (in Russian) on white paper and was boldly signed in purple ink: Dear Mr. Cassidy:
Owing to the pressure of work and my consequent inability to grant you an interview, I shall confine myself to a brief written answer to your questions.
One: What place does the possibility of a second front occupy in the Soviet estimates of the current situation?
Answer: A very important place, one might say,...