Well there it was in 20 easy to read pages. The “War in Europe” and now we press on against the … excuse me? What’s that say?
So what do you make of this “Strange Alliance”? What was so strange about it? And what about the decision to go into Africa? Why not then press on into the Balkans. Instead of going into Africa (TORCH) Eisenhower wanted to press for invasion into France. Why?
And what happened in Italy, esp vis-a-vis Stalin? This is all going to be very important I think when we get into the next unit and the emergence of the Cold War.
Also see here for the 1940 NYT review of the opening night of Chaplin’s Great Dictator. Thanks to alum Kalvin Payne for that little treasure! Be sure to see the “celebrities in attendance” at the bottom