A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 29, 1945

Ask almost any American the difference between a war correspondent and an editor, and you might get an answer something like this:

"A war correspondent does his job right out where the fighting is thickest — an editor does his work in a comfortable office far from the front lines."

But that definition hardly holds true at TIME, not these days. For in this sixth winter of World War II we have in our home office correspondents from every front, helping our editors get the firsthand feel of the news into every story. And from the TIME...

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