Letters: Letters, Jan. 15, 1945

Basic American


Here is a sequel to your anecdote under "Morale" (TIME, Dec. 25), concerning the marines who taught the Jap prisoner to ask "Where I stand on rotation plan?" ... An Air Force captain told me that he and his fellow prisoners of Ploesti taught their non-English-comprehending Rumanian guards to greet them with: "Buy U.S. War Bonds."


Atlantic City

What's a Good Teacher?


Your article, "Merit System for Teachers" (TIME, Dec. 11), describing a nine-point rating scale for teachers, which was developed at the University of Washington, presents an...

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