A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 18, 1944

Did you ever see a V-Mail magazine?

Perhaps you never will—unless and until some Navy man you know comes home from a coral atoll in the South Seas or a far-away base in Iceland with a dog-eared copy of V-Mail TIME tucked into his kitbag.

Right now there are isolated, vital outposts of the Navy all around the world — in Iceland, in the Mediterranean, in the Caribbean, in the Aleutians, and scattered all through the Pacific — outposts where there are no printing presses within miles —where TIME-by-V-Mail is still being read each week...

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