This Week

November 1942
New Republic;11/23/42, Vol. 107 Issue 21, p655
Focuses on the issues related to the World War II around the world. Strategy of Japanese to invade the United States so that the Allies suffer disadvantage of two-front war; Establishment of a single overall agency to direct war production and manpower; Possibility for a separate peace between the Allied forces and Italy being discarded by the Secretary of State of the U.S.; Discussion about probable route to be proceeded by the Allies around the Mediterranean region; Image of Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain despite of confusion of the political picture in France and North Africa; Condition of French refugees and people under control of the Nazis; Need for the Allies to free native Jews and American occupants in French North Africa; Criticism of the Gallup Poll for wrong prediction about election results; Workers to be taken out of civilian occupations for war production or military services.


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