Our War

December 1941
New Republic;12/15/41, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p811
Focuses on the position of the U.S. in the wake of Second World War. View of Americans that this is their war, which means that democracy was defending itself in other parts of the world, and that Americans ought, in the interest of their ideals and their eventual welfare, to aid the active defenders; Information on events which proves that the Axis powers regard the U.S. as their major enemy; Suicidal madness for the Japanese to enter the list against the combined power in the Pacific of the United States, the British Empire, China, the Netherlands Indies and possibly the Soviet Union; Superiority of the forces opposed to the Japanese in the Pacific area; Report that the action of Japan was a part of a strategic unit in which the war in Europe plays an important role; Importance of taking the initiative by the U.S.; Need for a unified strategy by the opponents of the Axis for victory in the War.


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