Letters, Apr. 19, 1943

"Masterpiece of Ambiguity"


Your fulsome praise of Winston Churchill's radio speech (TIME, March 29) shows what a masterpiece of ambiguity the Prime Minister achieved. . . .




Mr. Churchill's enlightening speech contributed much to our understanding of his views. . . . He assumes that the war with Japan can mark time for a year or two, and that it can then be disposed of by the immediate transportation of the forces—the relatively few additional forces—needed to "punish the greedy, cruel empire of Japan." He has carefully prepared the...

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