A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 15, 1952

'Recently I attended a luncheon meeting of newspaper and magazine publishers in honor of Colonel John Jacob Astor, chairman of the London Times. Colonel Astor had come to ask for help in finding the next of kin of U.S. servicemen killed in Britain, or in operations based on Britain, during World War II. The Times, he explained, wants to give these near relatives a book it has just published, Britain's Homage to 28,000 American Dead.

The book is a warm tribute to U.S. soldiers, sailors and airmen who made Britain their home for a period during the war, as well as a...

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