A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 4, 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.

When the news came through that the Allies had opened another front in Europe, they were making bets here in the office that TIME'S Foreign News Editor John Osborne, last reported in Florence, would somehow manage to get in on General Wilson's new show. (He did—on D-day Osborne flew from Italy in a 6-25, had a front-row seat for the pre-invasion bombings—was last reported far inland with our advancing...

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