A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 31, 1944

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

You find TIME in some strange places these days—now that we are printing special editions on every continent of the world (except Antarctica).

It starts its journey to thousands of servicemen of the China-Burma-India command on the heads of coffee-colored Indian porters —see cut.

On Apamama Island in the Gilberts Correspondent "Pepper" Martin found dusky Agnes Murdoch and her nieces reading TIME, learned with some surprise that Agnes reads TIME...