Letters, Jun. 22, 1942

Jinx

Sirs:

Is it carrying the TIME front-cover jinx too far to suggest that [the Gestapo's late Reinhard] Heydrich appeared very recently?

LIONEL W. NELSON Orlando, Fla.

> Just far enough.—ED.

Both Barrels

Sirs:

I have been in the U.S. Merchant Marine for over twelve years and had made plans to quit and go ashore this past March. The attack on Pearl Harbor ended all such pleasant thoughts for me.

Since then I have served, without complaint, in the Atlantic, Caribbean and the Pacific—wherever they chose to send me. I believe that it is my duty...

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