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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874 - 1965) The Second World War

Volume III The Grand Alliance Theme of the Volume How the British fought on with hardship their garment until Soviet Russia and the United States were drawn into the Great Conflict Book I Germany Drives East
CHAPTER XX
THE SOVIET NEMESIS

We shall now see how a delay of five weeks was imposed upon the supreme operation as the result of our resistance m the Balkans, and especially of the Yugoslav revolution. No one can measure exactly what consequences this had before winter set in upon the fortunes of the German-Russian campaign. It is reasonable to believe that Moscow was saved thereby.

On June 10 they stated, “the latter half of June will see either war or agreement”. And finally on June 12 they reported, “fresh evidence is now at hand that Hitler has made up his mind to have done with Soviet obstruction and to attack”.

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