A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 7, 1943

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

"You don't learn much about the Army and Navy by sitting here in New York and talking out of your hat," one of TIME's Army & Navy writers said to me the other day. The next morning I learned he was off for Alaska.

There are few important Army, Navy, Marine or Air Corps posts that one or another of our Army & Navy reporters has not visited for you in the past three years—in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean,...

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