Letters, Dec. 1, 1947

Witches' Sabbath


Are any among us truly amazed that one John G. Winant could no longer endure this age [TIME, Nov. 10]? The marvel is that many more of us have not taken the same way out. We have lived through ten years of hell—the most diabolical "witches' sabbath" ever put on since the beginning of recorded time. Thirty million people, men, women & children, have been starved, tortured, shot, blown to bits, frozen, gassed*—murdered by every conceivable method of fiendish cruelty —mostly at the hands of "civilized, enlightened, cultured, progressive, democratic...

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