Letters, Dec. 3, 1945

Third-Class Country?

Sirs:

There seems to be a lot of criticism of the behavior of our Army of Occupation [TIME, Nov. 19]. Some of our freeborn citizens are showing shocked surprise that the American soldier is not acting like the true, redblooded, 100% American the blueprints originally called for. Well, gentlemen, brace yourselves; I am coming out swinging.

Just what do you critics expect from a generation that has been brought up on comic books, flabby popular music, motion pictures that are hag-ridden by the Hays office and the Legion of so-called Decency, and...

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