Letters, Sep. 6, 1943

Soldiers' Morals


Let me second the statement of Sergeant George (TIME, Aug. 16) that the morals of the American soldier are strengthened rather than impaired by his Army experience. Never, in civilian life, have I observed such wholesome companionship, such tolerance, such faith in the ultimate destiny of this country as is exhibited by the soldiers. . . .

(Prc.) MARVIN MAGALANER Madison, Wis.


It is encouraging to find Technical Sergeant George believing that most soldiers will emerge from the Army better men than they went in, and that he finds the old cry that war ruins a lot of men to be "bunk."


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