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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


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


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


Itō Michio’s Hawk Tours in Modern Dance and Theater

Carrie J. Preston

in Learning to Kneel: Noh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166508
eISBN:
9780231541541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166508.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Ito took At the Hawk’s Well on an international tour that introduced modernist noh to the U.S. and ultimately shaped the Japanese modern and traditional theaters. He had a remarkably successful and ... 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


Conclusion

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/9780190660628.003.0022
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

World War II is often remembered as a time when correspondents joined the military to become part of America’s war-winning team. This certainly happened on occasion, partly because seasoned reporters ... 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


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


Anzio and Cassino

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/9780190660628.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

During the first months of 1944, war correspondents provided appropriately downbeat accounts of the two major Allied efforts to break the Italian stalemate, at Anzio and Cassino, but with very ... More


Introduction

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/9780190660628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

A group of legendary journalists reported America’s war against Nazi Germany, including the broadcasting pioneers Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, the unpretentious reporter Ernie Pyle, and 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


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


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

Steven Casey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

From the North African desert to the bloody stalemate in Italy, from the D-Day beaches to the freezing retreat during the Battle of the Bulge, a group of highly courageous correspondents covered the ... More


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