A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 13, 1945

When TIME was two years old all of National Affairs was written by one man (who also turned out Science and Books). In the entire U.S. we had not one correspondent to send us the news firsthand—and it wasn't until eleven years later that we had our own Washington News Bureau.

TIME's Canada at War department, on the other hand, is only 19 months old this week—but already we have assigned a staff of four fulltime writers and researchers to the new department—lined up 13 of Canada's ablest young newsmen to serve as TIME correspondents—opened...

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