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Author Sorel, Nancy Caldwell.

Title The Women Who Wrote the War : the Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II
Published New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011
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Contents Cover; Halftitle; Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; A Note on the Foremothers; The Groundbreakers; Gassandras of the Coming Storm; Apprentices in Spain; The Lessons of Czechoslovakia; One Thought, One Holy Mission: Poland; Waiting for Hitler: The Phony War; Fleeing France; Braving the Blitz; Working Under the Swastika; Margaret Bourke-White Shoots the Russian War; Treading Water, Marking Time; China Hands; Facing the War That Is Our War Now; Women Behind Walls: Manila, Siena, Shanghai; Learning the Rules, Dressing the Part; Women On Trial: North Africa
Touching Base on Five ContinentsSlogging Through Italy; New Women Gome Over for Overlord; D-Day; Trekking North from Rome; That Summer in France; Liberating Paris; Grossing the Siegfried Line; The Battle of the Bulge; Penetrating the Pacific Barriers; Iwo Jima; Of Rain, Ruin, Relationships, and the Bridge at Remagen; The Month of April: The Advance; The Month of April: The Gamps; The Longed-for Day; It Is Not Over, Over Here"; Women Winding Up a War; Epilogue; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary Here's how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel's portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux City, Iowa; from San Francisco and all points east. They left comfortable homes and safe surroundings for combat-zone duty. As women war correspondents, they brought to the battlefields of World War II a fresh optic, and reported back home what they witnessed with a new sensibility. Their experience was
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Subject War photographers -- United States -- Biography.
Women journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Women photographers -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1628721154 (electronic bk.)
9781628721157 (electronic bk.)