Shipping constrains Allied Strategy
29th December 1942: Churchill writes to Stalin promising "to engage the enemy with the largest numbers in the shortest time" during 1943
When Churchill had met Stalin earlier in 1942 he had promised that the Allies would open a ‘second front’ in Europe in 1943. Operation Roundup - a planned amphibious assault on France - was still on the table. But the more the planners looked at …
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