By Harry Turtledove
Not anyone may cease THEM--
NOT STALIN, now not TOGO, now not CHURCHILL, now not ROOSEVELT . . .
The invaders had reduce the USA almost in part on the Mississippi, vaporized Washington, D.C., devastated a lot of Europe, and held huge elements of the Soviet Union lower than their thumb.
But humanity wouldn't quit so simply. the hot global allies have been ruthless at discovering their foe's weaknesses and exploiting them.
Whether supplying offers in tiny biplanes to partisans around the monstrous steppes of Russia, operating furiously to appreciate the enemy's captured radar in England, or combating condo to deal with at the streets of Chicago, humankind could by no means provide up.
Yet nobody may perhaps say while the hellish inferno of dying may cease being a battle of conquest and switch right into a battle of survival--the very survival of the planet . . .