A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 16, 1946

When TIME reappeared on German newsstands two months ago after seven years' absence, Journalist Peter Weidenreich thought that the blow ought to be softened. A native Berliner who left Germany for the U.S. about the time Hitler's Wehrmacht moved into Austria, became a naturalized American citizen, served with SHAEF's Psychological Warfare Division (as radio commentator and editor of German-language newspapers) in the late war, Weidenreich figured that TIME would be a stiff jolt for Germans accustomed to the controlled misinformation of Herr Gocbbels' press. To help make TIME more intelligible to German readers, he wrote the following piece (given here in...

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