July 1944


Volume 28, Issue 7



The Invasion Begins

As we go to press, the first phase of the longawaited invasion of Western Europe-securing beachheads-has been accomplished. Military leaders applaud the success of the operation, but caution the people against over-optimism as our armies square away to confront the tactical and strategical reserves of the Wehrmacht.

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