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

Steven Casey

Abstract

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 war against Nazi Germany. Based on a wealth of previously untapped sources, War Beat, Europe provides the first comprehensive account of what these reporters witnessed, what they were allowed to publish, and how their reports shaped the home front’s perception of some of the most pivotal battles in American history. In a dramatic and fast-paced narrative, the book moves from the inner councils of g ... More

Keywords: war correspondents, World War II, Nazi Germany, Ernie Pyle, Robert Capa, Dwight Eisenhower, Franklin Roosevelt, media, propaganda, public opinion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190660628
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven Casey, author
Professor of International History, London School of Economics