For outstanding achievement of the year in depressing morale and promoting defeat, I nominate:
1) The five Senators who just returned from their world tour with the message that we should suspect our allies more and help them less;
2) The members of the court-martial that punished an officer who shot a Negro soldier by merely changing his rank from colonel to captain.
HOWARD W. ANDERSON Grand Rapids
We recently had on board the large aircraft carrier which I command your correspondent, Mr. Robert Sherrod. Although he had not been with us...