Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18791953)
There is no doubt that the absence of a second front in Europe considerably relieves the position of the German Army, nor can there be any doubt that the appearance of a second front on the Continent of Europeand undoubtedly this will appear in the near futurewill essentially relieve the position of our armies to the detriment of the German Army.
JOSEPH STALIN, radio address from Moscow, November 6, 1941.Vital Speeches of the Day, December 1, 1941, p. 102.