Letters, Feb. 8, 1943

The Second Armistice Day

> This letter from a Casablanca representative of the American Friends Service Commitee (Quaker) was forwarded to TIME: Dear Helen:

. . . The first I knew that things were beginning to happen was when the air-raid sirens blew before daylight Nov. 8. I got up, looked out of the window, and saw nothing but a clear, cloudless sky, with no sound of planes or antiaircraft. So I concluded that it was a false alarm, and went back to bed. I dozed off, but came to with the sound of troops running...

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