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American World War II correspondents

Jeffery B. Cook

American World War II correspondents

by Jeffery B. Cook

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Published by Gale Cengage Learning in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • War correspondents,
  • Biography,
  • Journalists

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jeffery B. Cook
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography -- v. 364
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD799.U6 A84 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078511M
    ISBN 109780787681821
    LC Control Number2011041944

      A slender book published earlier this year, "Roi Ottley’s World War II: The Lost Diary of an African American Journalist," offers a window on what it was like for black journalists traveling with the armed forces and trying to cover racial inequities under the strictures of censorship and prejudice. Ottley, once one of the nation’s most. World War II was the deadliest military conflict in estimated total of 70–85 million people perished, which was about 3% of the world population (est. billion). Deaths directly caused by the war (including military and civilians fatalities) are estimated at 50–56 million, with an additional estimated 19 to 28 million deaths from war-related disease and famine.

    “Journalist Roi Ottley (–60), already known as author of New World A-Coming () on African American life in the s and s, was commissioned as a lieutenant in World War II to serve as a war correspondent in Europe. His published and unpublished writings offer a fascinating glimpse into a segregated world on the eve of historic. “[Reporting War] tells the stories of dozens of correspondents from the United States and Allied nations. Moseley’s richly detailed narrative celebrates these men — and women — who put their lives on the line (and, all too often, lost them) to inform the folks back home about the day-to-day existence of infantrymen, slaughter on the beaches, bombers over Berlin, and concentration camp.

      War correspondents go into their jobs with additional ethical and practical considerations, chief among them the risk of death. During World War II, thirty-seven American reporters and photographers were killed out of the 1, accredited by . Get this from a library! Under fire; the story of American war correspondents,. [M L Stein] -- Examines wartime journalism as practiced during the past hundred years by such creative writers as Stephen Crane and Ernest Hemingway, such newsmen as Ernie Pyle and Robert Capa, and such.


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