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Reporting World War II: American Journalism, 1938-1946

introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose
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Published
New York : Library of America ; New York : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, c2001.
Language
English
Variant Title
Reporting World War Two
Reporting World War 2
ISBN
1931082057
Contents
  • William L. Shirer: "It's All Over" - The Munich Conference: September 1938 1
  • Vincent Sheean: Aufenthalt in Rosenheim - Anti-Semitism and the Germans: 1938 4
  • Otto D. Tolischus: Last Warsaw Fort Yields to Germans - The Fall of Poland: September 28, 1939 9
  • A. J. Liebling: Paris Postscript - Paris Before the Fall: May 1940 14
  • Virginia Cowles: The Beginning of the End - Flight from Paris: June 1940 25
  • William L. Shirer: "Revengeful, Triumphant Hate" - French Humiliation at Compiegne: June 21, 1940 35
  • Edward R. Murrow: Can They Take It? - The London Blitz: September 1940 40
  • Ernie Pyle: "This Dreadful Masterpiece" - London on Fire: The Raid of December 29, 1940 45
  • Robert St. John: Under Fire - German Invasion of Greece: April 1941 48
  • Otto D. Tolischus: The Way of Subjects - Formulating Japanese Imperial Ideology: August 1941 63
  • Howard K. Smith: Valhalla in Transition - Berlin After the Invasion of Russia: Autumn 1941 69
  • Robert Hagy: "The Worst News That I Have Encountered in the Last 20 Years" - America First Rally in Pittsburgh: December 7, 1941 94
  • New York Herald Tribune: President's War Message - America Declares War: December 8, 1941 99
  • Melville Jacoby: War Hits Manila - Japan Attacks the Philippines: December 8-28, 1941 101
  • Cecil Brown: "Prepare to Abandon Ship" - The Sinking of the Repulse and the Prince of Wales: December 10, 1941 109
  • Larry Lesueur: "Tanks and Cannons Standing Starkly in the Snow" - Devastation on the Moscow Front: December 1941 115
  • Annalee Jacoby: Bataan Nurses - Nurses Under Fire in the Philippines: April 1942 129
  • Jack Belden: Flight Through the Jungle - Stilwell's Retreat Through Burma: May 1942 133
  • Helen Lawrenson: "Damn the Torpedoes!" - The Merchant Marine and the Battle of the Atlantic: 1942 146
  • Foster Hailey: The Battle of Midway - Carrier War in the Pacific: June 4, 1942 153
  • Ted Nakashima: Concentration Camp: U.S. Style - The Internment of Japanese-Americans: 1942 161
  • New York Times: "A Vast Slaughterhouse" - Reports of Genocide in Eastern Europe: June 1942 164
  • E. B. White: Bond Rally - Dorothy Lamour in Bangor, Maine: September 1942 168
  • Richard Tregaskis: Battle of the Ridge - Guadalcanal: September 7-24, 1942 174
  • Roi Ottley: Negroes Are Saying - African-Americans and the War: Discrimination and Protest, 1942 211
  • Mary Heaton Vorse: The Girls of Elkton, Maryland - Munitions Workers: 1943 230
  • A. J. Liebling: The Foamy Fields - Air War in Tunisia: January 1943 245
  • Ernie Pyle: The War in Tunisia - February-May 1943 288
  • Beirne Lay, Jr.: I Saw Regensburg Destroyed - B-17 Raid on Germany: August 17, 1943 306
  • John Steinbeck: Fear of Death as Green Troops Sail to Invasion - Troop Ship to Salerno: September 1943 319
  • Richard Tregaskis: "Then I Got It" - American Correspondent Wounded in Italy: November 1943 322
  • Robert Sherrod: from Tarawa: The Story of a Battle - The Marines at Tarawa: November 1943 333
  • Edward R. Murrow: "The Target Was To Be the Big City" - Bombing Raid Over Berlin: December 2, 1943 363
  • Homer Bigart: San Pietro a Village of the Dead; Victory Cost Americans Dearly - Battle of San Pietro: Italy, December 1943 371
  • Margaret Bourke-White: Over the Lines - Spotting Artillery from a Piper Cub: Italy, 1943 379
  • Ernie Pyle: "This One Is Captain Waskow" - The Death of an Infantry Officer: Italy, January 1944 394
  • Vincent Tubbs: "Wide Awake on an Island Beachhead" - The Southwest Pacific: February-March 1944 397
  • Walter Bernstein: Search for a Battle - Italy: March 1944 407
  • Editors of Fortune (drawings by Mine Okubo): Issei, Nisei, Kibei - Japanese-American Internment: 1944 421
  • Susan B. Anthony II: Working at the Navy Yard - Women in War Plants: 1944 445
  • Ernie Pyle: Omaha Beach After D-Day - June 1944 452
  • Ernie Pyle: Battle and Breakout in Normandy - July-August 1944 461
  • Lee Miller: The Siege of St. Malo - "The War Wasn't Over in This Section": St. Malo, August 1944 471
  • Helen Kirkpatrick: Daily News Writer Sees Man Slain at Her Side in Hail of Lead - The Liberation of Paris: August 26, 1944 486
  • Bill Mauldin: from Up Front - "My Business Is Drawing": A Cartoonist in Combat, 1943-44 490
  • Rupert Trimmingham and others: Democracy? - African-Americans and the War: Correspondence from Yank, 1944 509
  • Brendan Gill: Young Man Behind Plexiglass - Profile of an American Bombardier: August 1944 513
  • Tom Lea: Peleliu Landing - "War Is Fighting and Fighting Is Killing": Peleliu, September 1944 529
  • William Walton: Now the Germans Are the Refugees - The Fall of Aachen: October 1944 567
  • John H. Crider: U.S. Board Bares Atrocity Details Told by Witnesses at Polish Camps - Eyewitness Report of Auschwitz: November 1944 570
  • Mack Morriss: War in the Huertgen Forest - "A Solid Mass of Dark, Impenetrable Green": The Huertgen Forest, November 1944 577
  • Martha Gellhorn: The Battle of the Bulge - The Road to Bastogne: December 1944 583
  • Robert Sherrod: The First Three Days - Landing on Iwo Jima: February 1945 591
  • Howard Brodie: Jump-Off - Assault Across the Roer: February 1945 596
  • James Agee: "These Terrible Records of War" - Newsreels of Iwo Jima: March 1945 606
  • Janet Flanner (Genet): Letter from Cologne - "A Model of Destruction": Cologne, March 1945 608
  • Martha Gellhorn: Das Deutsches Volk - "We Were Never Nazis": Germans in Defeat, April 1945 615
  • James Agee: "A Soldier Died Today" - The Death of F.D.R.: April 12, 1945 623
  • Edward R. Murrow: "For Most of It I Have No Words" - Buchenwald: April 15, 1945 625
  • Evan Wylie: Ernie Pyle - The Death of Ernie Pyle: Ie Shima, April 18, 1945 630
  • Virginia Irwin: "A Giant Whirlpool of Destruction" - The Russians in Berlin: April 1945 633
  • Edward Kennedy: The War in Europe Is Ended! - The German Surrender: May 7, 1945 644
  • A. J. Liebling: The A.P. Surrender - The Press and the Military: May 1945 646
  • Phelps Adams: Attack on Carrier Bunker Hill - Kamikaze Raid Off Okinawa: May 1945 656
  • William L. Laurence: Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki Told by Flight Member - "A Giant Pillar of Purple Fire": Nagasaki, August 9, 1945 663
  • Homer Bigart: Japan Signs, Second World War Is Ended - The Japanese Surrender: September 2, 1945 673
  • Homer Bigart: A Month After the Atom Bomb: Hiroshima Still Can't Believe It - A Walk in Hiroshima: September 3, 1945 675
  • John Hersey: Hiroshima - The Bombing of Hiroshima and Its Aftermath: August 6, 1945-August 1946 681.
Description
xxiii, 874 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published in a two-volume set in 1995.
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 835-853) and index.
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