A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 26, 1944

To answer some of the questions subscribers all over the world have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

Here are a few personal reports on what has been happening to our TIME & LIFE correspondents. They may make their stories in this week's TIME more interesting to you, as they have to me.

One comes (by way of Teddy White in Kunming) from Harry Zinder, who took part in the B-29 bombing of Japan aboard one of the four big planes that crashed:

"I am safe back at the...

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