A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 12, 1945

I suppose TIME means more to me these dangerous days because so often I know who gathered each item of news and what risks he took to get his knowledge firsthand. So perhaps you too will find TIME more interesting if I show you these paragraphs from four of our correspondents who are sharing the dangers of the war they are reporting.

One comes from Harry Zinder, now island-hopping toward the Ruhr with Crerar's Canadians:

"In the gloom of dusk our craft fouled and for more than an hour we crouched in its belly, a perfect target for the Germans. Our little driver...

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