Letters: Letters, Apr. 4, 1932

"Only Pleasant Features"

Sirs:

The women of the world owe a debt of gratitude to Publisher George Putnam and to TIME for the reproduction of the photograph "Living Death," TIME, March 21. The picture of a well-groomed British officer in his uniform, close cut hair, firm lower jaw, straight gazing brave eye—and NO FACE between; caption quoted from army dictum: ''only the pleasant features of war."

It is an insult to the courage of Gold Star Mothers to insinuate that they whose Sons rest in "lovely cemeteries"...

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