A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 31, 1950

Here are some facts about TIME'S war coverage:

For the correspondents, the war in Korea has turned out to be as tough an assignment as any they 'have been called upon to cover. There have been six casualties among the press corps to date—the sixth being TIME'S Wilson Fielder. As we go to press, he is listed as missing in action after the evacuation of Taejon (see Press).

On the war's perimeter, in Saigon, Indo-China, another of our correspondents very nearly became the innocent victim of six hand grenades flung in his direction last week from a passing car. He was Andre Laguerre,...

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