Britain and the Western Front

Brailsford, H. N.
December 1941
New Republic;12/1/41, Vol. 105 Issue 22, p727
Focuses on a conference that was held in London, England, which dealt with the working conditions of laborers in a munition plant in Great Britain, necessary aid to Soviet Union and opening of a second front in Western Europe. Information on the bureaucrats of the national trade unions, who are always workers rivals and incline to radicalism; Suggestion regarding the opening of a second front in Western Europe and for the admission of more women into, the munitions factories; Statement that the North French coast has been fortified by the Germans, while the Royal Air Force has battered the ports which British shipping would have to use; View of the Labor Party on giving aid to the Soviet Union; Fact that the chief objection raised against an expedition is that the prime duty of the army is to ward off, invasion; Report that the British army would collapse in a month sprang rather from prejudice than from ignorance.


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