A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 28, 1946

During the last four years we have told you a good deal about the development and growth of our overseas editions. This week, thanks to an announcement by C. D. Jackson, vice president of TIME Inc., I can tell you about their postwar destiny in TIME-LIFE International, a new division pooling all the international editions of TIME and LIFE.

At war's end we found ourselves tangled up in the complications of printing 17 different international editions of TIME, totaling over 1,000,000 copies a week, and speeding them to the four corners of the world. These editions were of every conceivable size, from...

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