Letters, Feb. 7, 1944



Your article on the women in the services [TIME, Jan. 17] makes me mad.

I have a good job at a shipyard but I would give it up if I could join the Air Forces WACs, but as I will not be 20 until December 1944, I am not eligible for any of the services. Why in the devil don't they lower the age limit? . . .


Long Beach, Calif.


The sentiment "What is the matter with U.S. women?" seems to me to be the rankest sort of injustice. Before our record can justly be compared with that of British and...

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