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Author Gorrell, Henry T., 1911-1958.

Title Soldier of the press : covering the front in Europe and North Africa, 1936-1943 / Henry T. Gorrell ; edited with an introduction by Kenneth Gorrell ; foreword by John C. McManus
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 314 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Prologue -- Little Caesar -- Civil War in Spain -- Prisoner of war -- The Simpson case -- The siege of Madrid -- Interlude : reflecting on events, 1936-1939 -- London : September 1939 -- Balkan powder keg -- Nadia of the Gestapo -- Lieutenant Bill Belle -- Hitler : "carry out plan number four!" -- Vichy treachery -- Taxi to Teheran -- Interlude : October 1941-May 1942 -- Malta convoy -- The retreat to Alamein -- Rommel hits a Stone Wall -- "The lull continues in the western desert"--BBC -- "Winnie" comes to Alamein -- "No retreat and no surrender"--Montgomery -- "Milk run" to Benghazi -- The bombing of Navarino bay -- The battle of Alamein -- Rommel packs up -- Benghazi's fall -- The Yanks bomb Naples -- The death of Private "X" -- The "ladies from hell" attack -- The fall of Tripoli -- Conclusion (but the war goes on)
Summary "This memoir by United Press war correspondent Henry T. Gorrell provides eyewitness accounts from the battlefields of the Spanish Civil War and the war fronts in Greece, the Balkans, the Middle East, and North Africa during World War II"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Gorrell, Henry T., 1911-1958.
United Press Associations -- Employees -- Biography.
War correspondents -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalism, Military -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists -- Biography.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Personal narratives, American.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Journalism, Military -- United States.
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Journalists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Gorrell, Kenneth.
ISBN 0826218512 (alk. paper)
0826271790 (electronic bk.)
9780826218513 (alk. paper)
9780826271792 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)