Letters, Dec. 5, 1949

Winter in Russia

Sir:

Your Article on Marshal Rokossovsky, who has taken over the Polish Army "as a Pole" [TiME, Nov. 21], reminds me of the story about the Polish peasant woman whose son has just rushed home with the good news that their farm is no longer in Poland but is now a part of Russia. "Thank Heaven," said the old lady, "I don't think I could have lived through another Polish winter" . . .

HARRY BLUM

New York City

Postcard from Poland

Sir:

Reader F. B. Sherman has inquired whether Siberian exiles under Stalin are permitted to receive food parcels and letters from families...

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