A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 30, 1946

Whoever is on TIME'S cover next week (in this case he will be TIME'S Man of the Year for 1946) can expect, in the course of the following few weeks, to receive a copy of the issue together with a polite request for his signature from one of our subscribers who has patiently assembled a collection of nearly 300 autographed TIME covers during the last six years. She is Pierrette Anne Towers, wife of Admiral John Towers, who became Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet, and Pacific Ocean Areas in 1945.

Other readers have collected TIME'S covers of the war years as...

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