Council of War

For the sixth time, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill held council.

What decisions they reached were military secrets, but the questions they needed to find answers for were no secret. First came problems of basic military strategy:

> How do the Allies enter Europe? By Italy? and how soon? (See p. 26.) Or shall the Allied armies strike more directly instead through Norway, Denmark, France?

> How soon, and how heavily, shall the Allies strike Japan? The war against Japan probably must be started with a Burma campaign, to get help soon to China's land armies. The monsoon rains end in October....

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