The Press: On Leyte

TIME Correspondent John Walker followed General MacArthur to Leyte. Last week he radioed this account of newsmen under fire.

I was sleeping on an iron cot in a flimsy wooden house, something like a run-down American beach cottage, in the town of Tacloban. Several correspondents were staying there. Asahel ("Ace") Bush of the Associated Press and John Terry of the Chicago Daily News were in one room, Stanley Gunn of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Clete Roberts of the Blue Network and I in another, John Dowling of the Chicago Sun in a third....

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