Moscow and Pearl Harbor

Werner, Max
December 1941
New Republic;12/26/41, Vol. 105 Issue 26, p883
Examines the necessity and importance of creation of a second front in Europe against the Germans, in context to the Second World War. Account of two successive defeats of the German army on the Soviet Union front; Failure of the surprise and speed tactics of the Germans; Role of the Soviet weather in the failure of Germany; Counter-offensive attack of the Soviet Union; Challenge before Germany to halt the Soviet initiative and resume the interrupted German offensive to boost the morale of the German soldiers; Interrelation between the Soviet front and the front in the Pacific; Need for strategic coordination of the two fronts; Account of the rivalry between the Soviet Union and Japan; Strength of the Soviet military in the Far East; Coordination of the war in the Far East and the final settlement of the war in Europe; Description of coordinated plan of action on for the U.S., Great Britain and the Soviet Union on these fronts.


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