The Week

February 1945
New Republic;2/5/1945, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p163
The article offers world news briefs for the week of February 5, 1945. Particular focus is given to events pertaining to World War II, such as the impact of the success of the Russian offensive into Germany and Japan's suicide squads. Other news topics include the illegal seizure of the Montgomery Ward properties by the U.S. government and the case of Herman Powell, sentenced to life imprisonment for murder involving an automobile accident.


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