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Assignment to Hell : the war against Nazi Germany with correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart, and Hal Boyle / Timothy M. Gay.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D799.U6 G39 2012

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    Summary
    Describes the lives and dangers faced by five war correspondents who reported from the line of fire during World War II to provide content for the newspapers and magazines back home.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Gay, Timothy M.
    Published
    New York : New American Library, c2012
    Locale
    United States
    Europe
    Africa, North
    Contents
    D-Day for all their lives
    Early impressions
    "All sorts of horrors" : crossing Torpedo Junction
    North Africa's lipless kiss
    Angry meteors in Tunisia
    Bombing Germany with the Writing 69th
    Falling like dying moths
    Sicily
    darker than a witch's hat
    White Crosses along the Red Rapido
    The Blitz Spirit : London and the Home Front
    Cherbourg and St.-Lô : ugly fighting among dead cattle
    The breakout : Merci! merci! merci!
    Rescuing the kitten : Paris redeemed
    Gasping cough : crashing into Holland
    Gray phantoms and murder factories : the Bulge to Buchenwald
    A good age.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-498) and index.
    D-Day for all their lives -- Early impressions -- "All sorts of horrors" : crossing Torpedo Junction -- North Africa's lipless kiss -- Angry meteors in Tunisia -- Bombing Germany with the Writing 69th -- Falling like dying moths -- Sicily-- darker than a witch's hat -- White Crosses along the Red Rapido -- The Blitz Spirit : London and the Home Front -- Cherbourg and St.-Lô : ugly fighting among dead cattle -- The breakout : Merci! merci! merci! -- Rescuing the kitten : Paris redeemed -- Gasping cough : crashing into Holland -- Gray phantoms and murder factories : the Bulge to Buchenwald -- A good age.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780451236883
    0451236882
    Physical Description
    xiv, 508 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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