A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 30, 1943

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

If you had to take off for India—or Sicily—or just England—where would you start looking for transportation ? What permits would you need ? What would you do about inoculations—and insurance—and money?

Right now we have sixteen TIME & LIFE correspondents, editors, writers and cameramen slated for foreign assignment—so multiply your own imaginary travel difficulties by sixteen, and I think you will see why Jack Manthorp has a full-time job here just helping our...

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