Man of the Year

Sir: Thank you for choosing General Westmoreland as Man of the Year [Jan. 7]. It is the greatest tribute anyone has paid our men fighting in Viet Nam. I look on it as TIME'S thank-you to the men dying for our lives.

PETER J. MOLAY

Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Sir: How apropos that the bust of General Westmoreland should be photographed in the original clay. It seems truly representative of all G.I.s who are winning this one on their bellies in the mud of the Viet jungles.

(MRS.) GEORGIA SOUTHARD

East Greenbush, N.Y.

Sir: The choice of Westmoreland is outrageous and is offensive to...