Reporting World War II : American journalism, 1938-1946. / [preface by Stephen E. Ambrose ; introduction by Samuel Hynes].
- Uniform Title:
- Reporting World War II. Selections. 1995
- Additional Titles:
- Reporting World War Two and Reporting World War 2
- New York : Library of America, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxiii, 874 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Hersey, John, 1914-1993
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- "It's all over" [The Munich conference: September 1938] / William L. Shirer -- Aufenthalt in Rosenheim [Anti-semitism and the Germans: 1938] / Vincent Sheean -- Last Warsaw fort yields to Germans [The fall of Poland: September 28, 1939] / Otto D. Tolischus -- Paris postscript [Paris before the fall: May 1940] / A.J. Liebling -- The beginning of the end [Flight from Paris: June 1940] / Virginia Cowles -- "Revengeful, triumphant hate" [French humiliation at Compiègne: June 21, 1940] / William L. Shirer -- Can they take it? [The London blitz: September 1940] / Edward R. Murrow -- "This dreadful masterpiece [London on fire: the raid of December 29, 1940] / Ernie Pyle -- Under fire [German invasion of Greece: April 1941] / Robert St. John -- The way of subjects [Formulating Japanese imperial ideology: August 1941] / Otto D. Tolischus -- Valhalla in transition [Berlin after the invasion of Russia: Autumn 1941] / Howard K. Smith -- "The worst news that I have encountered in the last 20 years" [America first rally in Pittsburgh: December 7, 1941] / Robert Hagy -- President's war message [America declares war: December 8, 1941] / New York Herald Tribune -- War hits Manila [Japan attacks the Philippines: December 8-28, 1941] / Melville Jacoby., "Prepare to abandon ship" [The sinking of the Repulse and the Prince of Wales: December 10, 1941] / Cecil Brown -- "Tanks and cannons standing starkly in the snow" [Devastation on the Moscow front: December 1941] / Larry Lesueur -- Bataan nurses [Nurses under fire in the Philippines: April 1942] / Annalee Jacoby -- Flight through the jungle [Stilwell's retreat through Burma: May 1942] / Jack Belden -- "Damn the torpedoes!" [The merchant marine and the Battle of the Atlantic: 1942] / Helen Lawrenson -- The Battle of Midway [Carrier war in the pacific: June 4, 1942] / Foster Hailey -- Concentration camp: U.S. style [The internment of Japanese-Americans: 1942] / Ted Nakashima -- "A vast slaughterhouse" [Reports of genocide in eastern Europe: June 1942] / New York Times -- Bond rally [Dorothy Lamour in Bangor, Maine: September 1942] / E.B. White -- Battle of the Ridge [Guadalcanal: September 7-24, 1942] / Richard Tregaskis -- Negroes are saying [African-Americans and the war: discrimination and protest, 1942] / Roi Ottley -- The girls of Elkton, Maryland [Munitions workers, 1943] / Mary Heaton Vorse -- The foamy fields [Air war in Tunisia: January 1943] -- The war in Tunisia [February-May 1943] / Ernie Pyle -- I saw Regensburg destroyed [B-17 raid on Germany: August 17, 1943] / Beirne Lay, Jr. -- Fear of death as green troops sai. to invasion [Troop ship to Salerno: September 1943] / John Steinbeck., "Then I got it" [American correspondent wounded in Italy: November 1943] / Richard Tregaskis -- from Tarawa: the story of a battle [The marines at Tarawa: November 1943] / Robert Sherrod -- "The target was to be the big city" [Bombing raid over Berlin: December 2, 1943] / Edward R. Murrow -- San Pietro a village of the dead; victory cost Americans dearly [Battle o San Pietro: Italy, December 1943] / Homer Bigart -- Over the lines [Spotting artillery from a Piper cub: Italy 1943] / Margaret Bourke-White -- "This one is Captain Waskow" [The death of an infantry officer: Italy, January 1944] / Ernie Pyle -- "Wide awake on an island beachhead" [The southwest pacific: February-March 1944] / Vincent Tubbs -- Search for a battle [Italy: March 1944] / Walter Bernstein -- Drawings by Miné Okubo: issei, nissei, kibei [Japanese-American internment: 1944] / Editors of Fortune -- Working at the navy yard [Women in war plants: 1944] / Susan B. Anthony II -- Omaha beach after D-Day [June 1944] / Ernie Pyle -- Battle and breakout in Normandy [July-August 1944] / Ernie Pyle -- The siege of St. Malo ["The war wasn't over in this section": St. Malo, August 1944] / Lee Miller -- Daily news writer sees man slain at her side in hail of lead [The liberation of Paris: August 26, 1944] / Helen Kirkpatrick -- from Up front "My business is drawing": a cartoonist in combat, 1943-44 / Bill Mauldin., Democracy? [African-Americans and the war: correspondence from Yank, 1944] / Rupert Trimmingham ... [et al.] -- Young man behind plexiglass [Profile of an American bombardier: August 1944] / Brendan Gill -- Peleliu landing ["War is fighting and fighting is killing": Peleliu, September 1944] / Tom Lea -- Now the Germans are the refugees [The fall of Aachen: October 1944] / William Walton -- U.S. board bares atrocity details told by witnesses at Polish camps [Eyewitness report of Auschwitz: November 1944] / John H. Crider -- War in the Huertgen Forest ["A solid mass of dark, impenetrable green": the Huertgen forest, November 1944] / Mack Morriss -- The Battle of the Bulge [The road to Bastogne: December 1944] / Martha Gellhorn -- The first three days [Landing on Iwo Jima: February 1945] / Robert Sherrod -- Jump-off [Assault across the Roer: February 1945] / Howard Brodie -- "These terrible records of war" [Newsreels of Iwo Jima: March 1945] / James Agee -- Letter from Cologne ["A model of destruction": Cologne, March 1945] / Janet Flanner (Genêt) -- Das Deutsches volk ["We were never Nazis": Germans in defeat, April 1945] / Martha Gellhorn -- "A soldier died today" [The death of F.D.R.: April 12, 1945] / James Agee -- "For most of it I have no words" [Buchenwald: April 15, 1945] / Edward R. Murrow., and Ernie Pyle [The death of Ernie Pyle: Ie Shima, April 18, 1945] / Evan Wylie -- "A giant whirlpool of destruction" [The Russians in Berlin: April 1945] / Virginia Irwin -- The war in Europe is ended! [The German surrender: May 7, 1945] / Edward Kennedy -- The A.P. surrender [The press and the military: May 1945] / A.J. Liebling -- Attack on carrier Bunker Hill [Kamikaze raid off Okinawa: May 1945] / Phelps Adams -- Atomic bombing of Nagasaki told by flight member ["A giant pillar of purple fire": Nagasaki, August 9, 1945] / William L. Laurence -- 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] / Homer Bigart -- Hiroshima [The bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath: August 6, 1945-August 1946] / John Hersey.
- Excerpts from original newspaper and magazine reports, radio transcripts, and wartime books document the buildup to World War II and the first years of fighting, from 1938 to 1946. Includes biographical notes and photographs of the correspondents.
- 1931082057 and 9781931082051
- "This one volume selection is drawn from Reporting World War II, a two-volume hardcover set published by The Library of America in 1995"--T.p. verso. and Features John Hersey's Hiroshima"--Label on cover.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 828-831) and index.
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- Purchased with funds from the Edward J. and Eleanor Black Nichols Library Endowment Fund; 2014
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