A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 6, 1944

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

War Correspondents' uniforms were thicker than usual around TIME'S offices last week. Army & Navy Editor Perry Githens came back from 45 days on a baby flattop. Foreign News Editor Fill Calhoun returned from the Mediterranean theater where he went last August. Bill Chickering got back from the landings on Bougainville and Kwajalein. And Bureau Chief Bill Fisher came home from the Far East for the first time since 1933.

Fisher started with...