The Press: Time on Their Hands

From a letter received in London last week from Germany's Stalag (war prisoner camp) 383: "The first number of the camp's monthly magazine [is out]. Its name is Time, lifted without apology from our great Yankee contemporary. The secondary implications of the title reverberated like great bells in this place and were quite irresistible." Time's editor, British Corporal David Lewis, asking for home contributions, gave a warning: "Uncomplimentary reference to the detaining power inadvisable, complimentary references to the U.S.S.R. likewise."

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