Letters, Oct. 10, 1955

Small Doses of Torture

Sir:

... I consider the current crusade against the Air Force's survival school [Sept. 19] as illadvised, misinformed and dangerous.

Last January I went through the course at Stead with the RB-36 crew that I was on at the time. It was no picnic, but I saw no brutality or needless suffering on anyone's part. The instruction, demonstration and problems were pertinent and well presented, and had the invaluable effect of giving the trainees ... a good inkling of and preparation for what to expect.

. . . The Stead school...

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