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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


Defeat at Kasserine

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/9780190660628.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The crushing defeat that Erwin Rommel’s tanks inflicted on American troops at Kasserine Pass in February 1942 initially reinforced the military’s tendency to accentuate positive stories. Yet ... More


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


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


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


Breakout

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/9780190660628.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

When the Allies finally broke out of Normandy toward the end of July 1944, they did not receive a universally good press. Pyle almost became a victim of friendly fire, as a massive Allied bombing ... More


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