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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


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


Unconditional Surrender

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/9780190660628.003.0021
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

When Eisenhower told reporters in April 1945 that capturing Berlin was not his objective, he received surprisingly few complaints. Most of the war correspondents saw the juncture of the Allied troops ... More


Invasion, 1943

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/9780190660628.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

John Thompson of the Chicago Tribune accompanied the Eighty-Second Airborne’s parachute drop into Sicily in July 1943, making him the first reporter to set foot on the Axis-controlled continent of ... 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


Death in Winter

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/9780190660628.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Ernie Pyle arrived in Italy in November 1943 worn out by his earlier battlefield experiences. As the Allied campaign bogged down around a series of impressive German defensive positions, which were ... More


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