Letters, Oct. 20, 1958

The Straits of Irresolution

Sir:

The provincials who criticize our defense of Quemoy have either forgotten or were still in diapers when millions died because they swallowed the cynical philosophy embodied in the query: "Why should we die for Danzig?" LEO L. ROCKWELL Lakeland, Fla.

Sir: So Don Quixote Uncle Sam has found another windmill in the Straits of Formosa.

WILLIAM H. ABBEY Charlton Depot, Mass.

Sir: Now, so many bitter years since Yalta, it seems there are those who still do not fully realize that each successful Communist aggression breeds another. If the Chinese...

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