Letters, Mar. 29, 1943

Horrible Holocausts Sirs:

. . . Our forces ended the Bismarck Sea action (TIME, March 15) by wiping out barges, lifeboats and rafts from the sunken enemy vessels.

Americans were proud and delighted when they received the news of the amazing success of MacArthur's flyers in destroying the entire enemy flotilla. They cannot have the same feeling regarding the cold-blooded slaughter of the helpless. . . .

Another matter that is being freely mentioned, even in high official quarters, [is] the destruction of "the paper cities of Japan," by aerial bombing. In...

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