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Victory in Tunisia

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The arrival of British troops under General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery in the spring of 1943 made victory in Tunisia likely, but American correspondents preferred to focus on their own hero, George ... More


Normandy Stalemate

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

When Ernie Pyle arrived on Omaha beach on June 7 he found that his colleagues had survived, but the danger was far from over. After American forces fought fierce battles to seize the western coast of ... More


To Germany’s Borders

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The liberation of Paris in August 1944 sparked another bout of media-military problems. One reporter filed news of the event days early and three were suspended for using an unauthorized French radio ... More


Invasion, 1942

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

A small number of correspondents hit the North African beaches on D-Day 1942, among them Leo Disher, Bill Stoneman, and Hal Boyle. But a combination of combat chaos and communications failures meant ... More


Going to War

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

In the summer of 1942, as President Roosevelt pressed for America’s first offensive in North Africa, a group of battle-hardened correspondents were stuck in London, bored and frustrated by reporting ... More


The Advent of Ernie

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Soon after the invasion, a group of correspondents including Drew Middleton and Bill Stoneman followed Allied troops into Tunisia, where they witnessed the first American battle against German ... More


Fear Lay Blackly Deep Down

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The reporters who escaped the Italian stalemate in Italy invariably headed to London, where preparations were gathering pace for D-Day, the invasion of France. Eisenhower, pressured by British ... More


Invasion, 1944

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Only twenty-eight of the 530 accredited correspondents headed for France on June 6, 1944. Those remaining in London learned about the landing in an official briefing held in the early hours of the ... More


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