A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 8, 1945

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

Naturally we are all very proud of our TIME & LIFE men and women in uniform . ..

For example — Technical Sergeant Edwin N. Rees. Not so long ago he was "the best office boy we ever had" (the U. S. at War Editor speaking). Now he is a rear gunner—and somewhere in Britain this week he wears a just-won Distinguished Flying Cross awarded for "extraordinary heroism" in bombing...

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