Reporting World War 2

ISBN-10: 1931082057
ISBN-13: 9781931082051
Edition: 2001
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 5/7/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana. Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.

Anne Matthews is the author of two previous books, "Where the Buffalo Roam" & "Bright College Years". She is a contributing editor for "Preservation" magazine.

Preface
Introduction
William L. Shirer: "It's All Over" - The Munich Conference: September 1938
Vincent Sheean: Aufenthalt in Rosenheim - Anti-Semitism and the Germans: 1938
Otto D. Tolischus: Last Warsaw Fort Yields to Germans - The Fall of Poland: September 28, 1939
A. J. Liebling: Paris Postscript - Paris Before the Fall: May 1940
Virginia Cowles: The Beginning of the End - Flight from Paris: June 1940
William L. Shirer: "Revengeful, Triumphant Hate" - French Humiliation at Compiegne: June 21, 1940
Edward R. Murrow: Can They Take It? - The London Blitz: September 1940
Ernie Pyle: "This Dreadful Masterpiece" - London on Fire: The Raid of December 29, 1940
Robert St. John: Under Fire - German Invasion of Greece: April 1941
Otto D. Tolischus: The Way of Subjects - Formulating Japanese Imperial Ideology: August 1941
Howard K. Smith: Valhalla in Transition - Berlin After the Invasion of Russia: Autumn 1941
Robert Hagy: "The Worst News That I Have Encountered in the Last 20 Years" - America First Rally in Pittsburgh: December 7, 1941
New York Herald Tribune: President's War Message - America Declares War: December 8, 1941
Melville Jacoby: War Hits Manila - Japan Attacks the Philippines: December 8-28, 1941
Cecil Brown: "Prepare to Abandon Ship" - The Sinking of the Repulse and the Prince of Wales: December 10, 1941
Larry Lesueur: "Tanks and Cannons Standing Starkly in the Snow" - Devastation on the Moscow Front: December 1941
Annalee Jacoby: Bataan Nurses - Nurses Under Fire in the Philippines: April 1942
Jack Belden: Flight Through the Jungle - Stilwell's Retreat Through Burma: May 1942
Helen Lawrenson: "Damn the Torpedoes!" - The Merchant Marine and the Battle of the Atlantic: 1942
Foster Hailey: The Battle of Midway - Carrier War in the Pacific: June 4, 1942
Ted Nakashima: Concentration Camp: U.S. Style - The Internment of Japanese-Americans: 1942
The New York Times: "A Vast Slaughterhouse" - Reports of Genocide in Eastern Europe: June 1942
E. B. White: Bond Rally - Dorothy Lamour in Bangor, Maine: September 1942
Richard Tregaskis: Battle of the Ridge - Guadalcanal: September 7-24, 1942
Roi Ottley: Negroes Are Saying - African-Americans and the War: Discrimination and Protest, 1942
Mary Heaton Vorse: The Girls of Elkton, Maryland - Munitions Workers: 1943
A. J. Liebling: The Foamy Fields - Air War in Tunisia: January 1943
Ernie Pyle: The War in Tunisia - February-May 1943
Beirne Lay, Jr.: I Saw Regensburg Destroyed - B-17 Raid on Germany: August 17, 1943
John Steinbeck: Fear of Death as Green Troops Sail to Invasion - Troop Ship to Salerno: September 1943
Richard Tregaskis: "Then I Got It" - American Correspondent Wounded in Italy: November 1943
Robert Sherrod: from Tarawa: The Story of a Battle - The Marines at Tarawa: November 1943
Edward R. Murrow: "The Target Was To Be the Big City" - Bombing Raid Over Berlin: December 2, 1943
Homer Bigart: San Pietro a Village of the Dead; Victory Cost Americans Dearly - Battle of San Pietro: Italy, December 1943
Margaret Bourke-White: Over the Lines - Spotting Artillery from a Piper Cub: Italy, 1943
Ernie Pyle: "This One Is Captain Waskow" - The Death of an Infantry Officer: Italy, January 1944
Vincent Tubbs: "Wide Awake on an Island Beachhead" - The Southwest Pacific: February-March 1944
Walter Bernstein: Search for a Battle - Italy: March 1944
The Editors of Fortune (drawings by Mine Okubo): Issei, Nisei, Kibei - Japanese-American Internment: 1944
Susan B. Anthony II: Working at the Navy Yard - Women in War Plants: 1944
Ernie Pyle: Omaha Beach After D-Day - June 1944
Ernie Pyle: Battle and Breakout in Normandy - July-August 1944
Lee Miller: The Siege of St. Malo - "The War Wasn't Over in This Section": St. Malo, August 1944
Helen Kirkpatrick: Daily News Writer Sees Man Slain at Her Side in Hail of Lead - The Liberation of Paris: August 26, 1944
Bill Mauldin: from Up Front - "My Business Is Drawing": A Cartoonist in Combat, 1943-44
Rupert Trimmingham and others: Democracy? - African-Americans and the War: Correspondence from Yank, 1944
Brendan Gill: Young Man Behind Plexiglass - Profile of an American Bombardier: August 1944
Tom Lea: Peleliu Landing - "War Is Fighting and Fighting Is Killing": Peleliu, September 1944
William Walton: Now the Germans Are the Refugees - The Fall of Aachen: October 1944
John H. Crider: U.S. Board Bares Atrocity Details Told by Witnesses at Polish Camps - Eyewitness Report of Auschwitz: November 1944
Mack Morriss: War in the Huertgen Forest - "A Solid Mass of Dark, Impenetrable Green": The Huertgen Forest, November 1944
Martha Gellhorn: The Battle of the Bulge - The Road to Bastogne: December 1944
Robert Sherrod: The First Three Days - Landing on Iwo Jima: February 1945
Howard Brodie: Jump-Off - Assault Across the Roer: February 1945
James Agee: "These Terrible Records of War" - Newsreels of Iwo Jima: March 1945
Janet Flanner (Genet): Letter from Cologne - "A Model of Destruction": Cologne, March 1945
Martha Gellhorn: Das Deutsches Volk - "We Were Never Nazis": Germans in Defeat, April 1945
James Agee: "A Soldier Died Today" - The Death of F.D.R.: April 12, 1945
Edward R. Murrow: "For Most of It I Have No Words" - Buchenwald: April 15, 1945
Evan Wylie: Ernie Pyle - The Death of Ernie Pyle: Ie Shima, April 18, 1945
Virginia Irwin: "A Giant Whirlpool of Destruction" - The Russians in Berlin: April 1945
Edward Kennedy: The War in Europe Is Ended! - The German Surrender: May 7, 1945
A. J. Liebling: The A.P. Surrender - The Press and the Military: May 1945
Phelps Adams: Attack on Carrier Bunker Hill - Kamikaze Raid Off Okinawa: May 1945
William L. Laurence: Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki Told by Flight Member - "A Giant Pillar of Purple Fire": Nagasaki, August 9, 1945
Homer Bigart: Japan Signs, Second World War Is Ended - The Japanese Surrender: September 2, 1945
Homer Bigart: A Month After the Atom Bomb: Hiroshima Still Can't Believe It - A Walk in Hiroshima: September 3, 1945
John Hersey: Hiroshima - The Bombing of Hiroshima and Its Aftermath: August 6, 1945-August 1946
Chronology, 1933-1945
Maps
Biographical Notes
Note on the Texts
Acknowledgments
Notes
Glossary of Military Terms
Index

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