The Press: Letter from a General

U.S., British and Dominion correspond ents in North Africa last week got a letter from war-hard, polite General Sir Harold Alexander, General Eisenhower's Commander of Land Forces. It contained: 1) words of caution; 2) a hint of the coming Allied offensive. It said:

". . . My aim is to present the right news to the public in the most efficient way and in the shortest possible time. To do this requires a system. . . . Correspondents are kept up to date and informed of the general military situation. . . . Before a big...

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