The Week

July 1941
New Republic;7/21/41, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p67
The article provides world news briefs for the week ending July 21, 1941. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill cautioned that the slackening of German raids on Britain was not due to the Luftwaffe being preoccupied with Russia, and urged defense workers to prepare for severe counter-action by the enemy. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt extended the period drafted men would serve in the Army from 12 months to 18 months. Great Britain signed treaties with the Soviet Union and Syria.


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