Letters, Aug. 10, 1942

Glorified General?


. . . Your article on Rommel is full of slurs at the British—and could well have been dictated by Goebbels. How can we achieve unity within or without while you glorify the Germans? . . .

TRUDY LANCASTER Los Angeles, Calif.


Congratulations on your story of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. It was timely, fact-filled, and nicely written.

You no doubt will receive some criticism from people who will say you are "playing up" or "idolizing" enemy officers.

I, for one, think you are doing America a great service by providing...

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