Letters, Aug. 9, 1943

TIME's Chance

Sirs:

I suppose people wouldn't write letters like this one if they were back in the States where bars and music halls take up spare time. . . .

I never liked TIME or LIFE until I was drafted, which was two and a half years ago. Since then, however, I've watched their circulation and influence in the Army. . . .

Soldiers, like all Americans, read news and editorials and either swallow them whole or discredit them entirely, depending upon what newspaper or magazine they had. I'm talking about 95% of soldiers. But...

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