Letters, Oct. 21, 1957

The Face in the Crowd

Sir:

We in Bayonne were surprised and proud to see one of our boys on the cover of TIME [Oct. 7]. You called him "a paratrooper"; to us he is Pfc. Robert Patrick Cofield, 19, Company B, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne. Pat volunteered for the paratroops a year ago to show that he was as good as his older brother Mike, who used to be a paratrooper with the Sand Airborne. He is a quiet, friendly, easy going guy, popular in his neighborhood. Since he has

joined the immortals who...

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