BOLERO is supposed to have the approval of the President and Prime Minister. But the struggle to get everyone behind it, and to keep the highest authority from weakening it by making additional commitments of air – ships — troops– elsewhere is never ending.
The actual fact is that. not one man in twenty in the Government (including the W. and N. Depts.) realizes what a grisly, dirty, tough business we are in! They think we can buy victory!