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Reporting World War II.: American journalism, 1944-1946

Reporting World War II.: American journalism, 1944-1946 Author : Samuel Lynn Hynes
Release : 1995
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ISBN : 9781883011055
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Includes the work of nearly ninety writers, including Ernie Pyle, Martha Gellhorn, A.J. Liebling, and Edward R. Murrow, capturing the urgency of events as they happened

Reporting World War II

Reporting World War II Author : Samuel Hynes
Release : 2001
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Includes the work of nearly ninety writers, including Ernie Pyle, Martha Gellhorn, A.J. Liebling, and Edward R. Murrow, capturing the urgency of events as they happened.

Reporting World War II.: American journalism, 1944-1946

Reporting World War II.: American journalism, 1944-1946 Author :
Release : 1995
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ISBN : 9781883011048
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An anthology of articles describing World War II written by numerous journalists from 1938 to 1944.

Reporting the Second World War

Reporting the Second World War Author : Brian Best
Release : 2015-09-30
Publisher : Casemate Publishers
ISBN : 1473870666
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After a slow start, the Second World War produced an enormous number of war correspondents. Correspondents like Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos and George Orwell were all inspired to put their experiences on the printed page. Hemingway and his wife, Martha Gellhorn, went on to cover the D-Day Landings and the final victory in Germany.The British Broadcasting Corporation was the first to use live broadcasts from the front. Encouraged by the RAF's favourable acceptance of Richard Dimbleby's commentary from the flight deck of a Lancaster bomber over Berlin, which was piloted by the legendary Guy Gibson VC, the public's reaction was overwhelmingly positive.Increasingly, war correspondents sought danger by flying bombing missions, parachuting with airborne forces and taking part in amphibious attacks against the enemy. Many were killed in plane crashes, by sniper fire and freak accidents. Several performed acts of bravery recognized with a 'Mentioned in Despatches' and in some cases, a gallantry award. As a consequence, many were killed the United States alone has a memorial dedicated to more than eighty. Although there was much 'purple prose' reporting, there was also some excellent writing, which has stood the test of time. To name a few such journalists like Alan Moorehead, Robert Sherrod, Richard Tregaskis, Osmar White, Martha Gellhorn and Chester Wilmot, who were all perceptive eyewitnesses to the world's greatest war.Reporting the Second World War is an in-depth account of the war, as seen through the newspapers of the day. It illustrates the momentous efforts of the correspondents and is a timely reminder of their dedication, skill and bravery in reporting the Second World War.

Reporting War

Reporting War Author : Ray Moseley
Release : 2017
Publisher : Yale University Press
ISBN : 0300224664
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An enthralling account of World War II across all its theaters through the eyes and experiences of the top journalists who witnessed it

The Greenwood Library of American War Reporting: World War II, the Asian Theater & the Korean War

The Greenwood Library of American War Reporting: World War II, the Asian Theater & the Korean War Author : Bradley Hamm
Release : 2005
Publisher : Greenwood
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Beginning with a day that would live in infamy and ending with a war-weary sigh, reporters covering war-ravaged Asia during World War II and the Korean War had to contend with a reading public unfamiliar with the region's politics and geography, and who were more interested in European events. Some of the most storied and savage fighting of the twentieth century occurred during these two conflicts, and reporters found themselves caught between the demands of truthful reporting and the need to sustain public support for the war.

Reporting the Wars

Reporting the Wars Author : Joseph James Mathews
Release : 1957-01-01
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
ISBN : 0816658234
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Reporting the Wars was first published in 1957. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. News of the wars has always intrigued the public, from the time of the Napoleonic wars up to the present. In this period of the last century and a half, however, the character both of the public and of the news has changed. Mr. Mathews traces the history of war news coverage from John Bell, who, in 1794, was probably the first war correspondent, to Ernie Pyle of World War II fame. The account is colorful, since war correspondents are notably adventurous individuals, and it is significant for a basic understanding of history, since the reporting of war news has represented a constant struggle against the forces of censorship and propaganda. The book is illustrated with newspaper cartoons.

The A to Z of World War II

The A to Z of World War II Author : Anne Sharp Wells
Release : 2009-09-28
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
ISBN : 0810870266
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The A to Z of World War II: The War Against Japan traces the brutal conflict from Japan's seizure of Chinese territory in 1931, through the onset of war with the Western Allies in 1941, to the use of atomic weapons by the United States in 1945. It also addresses the aftermath of the war, including the formation of the United Nations and the American occupation of Japan. As the first of two volumes covering World War II, this volume concentrates on the war in Asia and the Pacific so the user benefits from the comprehensive explanations of the people, places, and events that shaped much of that region's 20th-century history.

D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History

D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History Author : Deborah Hopkinson
Release : 2019-01-03
Publisher : Scholastic UK
ISBN : 1407195298
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An authentic account of one of the most pivotal battles of World War Two. The World War Two invasion known as D-Day was one of the largest military endeavours in history. It involved years of planning, total secrecy and not only soldiers but also sailors, paratroopers and many specialists. Acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the contributions of key players in D-Day in a masterful tapestry of official documents, personal narratives and archival photos to provide an action-packed and authentic account.

Reporting World War II.

Reporting World War II. Author : [Anonymus AC01633995]
Release : 1995
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ISBN : 9781883011055
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Witnesses To War

Witnesses To War Author : Fay Anderson
Release : 2011-04-01
Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN : 9780522860221
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Witnesses to War is a landmark history of Australian war journalism covering the regional conflicts of the nineteenth century to the major conflicts of the twentieth: World War I, World War II, Vietnam and Bosnia through to recent and ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fay Anderson and Richard Trembath look at how journalists reported the horrors and politics of war, the rise of the celebrity journalist, issues of censorship and the ethics of 'embedding'. Interviews with over 40 leading journalists and photographers reveal the challenges of covering wars and the impact of the violence they witness, the fear and exhilaration, the regrets and successes, the private costs and personal dangers. Witnesses to War examines issues with continued and contemporary relevance, including the genesis of the Anzac ideal and its continued use; the representation of enemy and race and how technology has changed the nature of conflict reporting.

North Atlantic Civilization at War

North Atlantic Civilization at War Author : Patrick Lloyd Hatcher
Release : 1998
Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
ISBN : 9780765601353
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- PROLOGUE -- THE SKY -- THE SAND -- THE SNOW -- THE SEA -- THE SHORE -- EPILOGUE -- Suggested Readings -- Index

Journalists at Risk

Journalists at Risk Author : George Sullivan
Release : 2006-01-01
Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN : 9780761327455
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Covers reporters' roles and risks during war time; the issue of censorship; and how their jobs have changed with each conflict since the Civil War.

World War II Writings

World War II Writings Author : Abbott Joseph Liebling
Release : 2008
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A collection of World War II accounts by the influential journalist and author includes "The Road Back to Paris," "Mollie and Other War Pieces," and "Normandy Revisited," in a volume that also features twenty-nine previously uncollected New Yorker articles.

Worshipping the Myths of World War Ii

Worshipping the Myths of World War Ii Author : Edward W. Wood, Jr.
Release : 2011
Publisher : Potomac Books, Inc.
ISBN : 1597973335
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Is any war a "good war"? In Worshipping the Myths of World War II, the author takes a critical look at what he sees is America's dedication to war as panacea and as Washington's primary method for leading the world. Articulating why he believes the lessons of World War II are profoundly relevant to today's events, Edward W. Wood, Jr., reflects on such topics as the killing of innocents, which became increasingly accepted during the war; on how actual killing is usually ignored in war discussions and reporting; on the lifetime impact of frontline duty, which he knew firsthand; on the widely accepted concept of "the Greatest Generation"; on present criteria for judging war memoirs and novels; on the fallacy that the United States won the war largely on its own; and on the effect that the Holocaust had on our national concepts of evil and purity. His final chapter centers on how the "war on terror" is different from World War II--and why the myths created about the latter hide that reality.

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of World War II

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of World War II Author : Marina MacKay
Release : 2009-01-22
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781139828451
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The literature of World War II has emerged as an accomplished, moving, and challenging body of work, produced by writers as different as Norman Mailer and Virginia Woolf, Primo Levi and Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Paul Sartre and W. H. Auden. This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the international literatures of the war: both those works that recorded or reflected experiences of the war as it happened, and those that tried to make sense of it afterwards. It surveys the writing produced in the major combatant nations (Britain and the Commonwealth, the USA, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and the USSR), and explores its common themes. With its chronology and guide to further reading, it will be an invaluable source of information and inspiration for students and scholars of modern literature and war studies.

Excel HSC Modern History

Excel HSC Modern History Author : Ronald E. Ringer
Release : 2006
Publisher : Pascal Press
ISBN : 9781741252460
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It contains: an introductory section including how to us e the book and an explanation of the new course reference to th e syllabus outcomes to ensure you cover all course requirements comprehensive coverage of the HSC core topics and the most popular Opti on topics: practice questions to test your understanding of each topic a practice HSC exam paper with comprehensive answer section a glossary of key terms and events a biography of leading historical figures a list of useful websites

Conduct Under Fire

Conduct Under Fire Author : John A. Glusman
Release : 2006-04-25
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101117842
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The fierce, bloody battles of Bataan and Corregidor in the Philippines are legendary in the annals of World War II. Those who survived faced the horrors of life as prisoners of the Japanese. In Conduct Under Fire, John A. Glusman chronicles these events through the eyes of his father, Murray, and three fellow navy doctors captured on Corregidor in May 1942. Here are the dramatic stories of the fall of Bataan, the siege of “the Rock,” and the daily struggles to tend the sick, wounded, and dying during some of the heaviest bombardments of World War II. Here also is the desperate war doctors and corpsmen waged against disease and starvation amid an enemy that viewed surrender as a disgrace. To survive, the POWs functioned as a family. But the ties that bind couldn’t protect them from a ruthless counteroffensive waged by American submarines or from the B-29 raids that burned Japan’s major cities to the ground. Based on extensive interviews with American, British, Australian, and Japanese veterans, as well as diaries, letters, and war crimes testimony, this is a harrowing account of a brutal clash of cultures, of a race war that escalated into total war. Like Flags of Our Fathers and Ghost Soldiers, Conduct Under Fire is a story of bravery on the battlefield and ingenuity behind barbed wire, one that reveals the long shadow the war cast on the lives of those who fought it.