A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 30, 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.

I wish you could sit down and read with me some of the letters that are beginning to come in from our old subscribers in France.

What stories they have to tell!

Many of these old-TiMERS have just been freed from concentration camps; others spent long months as prisoners in Germany. One lost everything she possessed when she was "bombed and burnt out of

Saint Nazaire by the Germans." Another tells how "we were chased from our place in Normandy in...

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