Letters: Oct. 6, 1961

U.N. & Katanga


The blame for Mr. Hammarskjold's tragic death lies entirely on the unfortunate U.N. action in Katanga [Sept. 22], trying to re-incorporate the "secessionist" province.

I am shuddering at the thought that the U.N. may fight us Germans (West) for not joining Ulbricht's Germany (East). A few more moves like the last one in Katanga and the self-respecting nations should start pulling out of the U.N.


Frankfurt, Germany


The U.S. was lucky that there was no United Nations organization in the days when the American colonies started to secede. If there had been such a thing, it very probably would have passed...

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