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An Antidote to Complacency

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/9780190660628.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Robert Capa had taken a series of photographs of the paratroop mission to Sicily, but so far he had not enjoyed a happy war. His problems in getting to the front had mirrored the deeper problems the ... More


Patterns of Violence: Virginia Woolf in the 1930s

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter makes the case for reading Woolf's works—from her first novel to her last, with a special emphasis on her three primary works of the 1930s, The Years, Three Guineas, and Between the ... More


Camera Consciousness

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the 1930s experiments with camera consciousness. Christopher Isherwood has Edward Upward's tutor's capacity to magnify and distort objects. The hyperreality of 1930s Germany is ... More


Ernest Hemingway

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ relationship with author Ernest Hemingway. Hawks speaks about the process of adapting Hemingway’s work To Have and Have Not to the silver screen, and the possibility of ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


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