TITLE

The Week

PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/15/42, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p811
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's summation of the important news items for the week of June 15, 1942, which focus mainly on World War II. He hails the United States military triumph against Japan at the Battle of Midway and the success of the British air force against Germany. There is also preliminary discussion of post-war arrangements.
ACCESSION #
25096841

 

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