North Pacific Fronts

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North Pacific Fronts

While appeals have been going up in the United Nations for opening of a second front in Europe, military observers have not overlooked the possibility that Japan may open a second front in the Far East. Reports have recently been circulated that Hitler has been urging Tokyo to attack the Soviet Union in Siberia. Whether or not such pressure has been applied, a clash between Japan and Russia, sooner or later, is regarded as inevitable. The threat which Japan has long seen in Russia's presence on the Pacific would be the greater if the Soviet armies were victorious in the west and Tokyo still had not overcome the resistance of American, British, and Chinese forces in the Far East. At the same ...

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