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Typewriter battalion : dramatic front-line dispatches from World War II

Author: Jack Stenbuck
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of reports from foreign correspondents during World War II, such as Walter Cronkite and Ernie Pyle, covering events from the Normandy invasion on D-Day and the bombing of Hiroshima to the Nuremberg trials.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Typewriter battalion.
New York : W. Morrow, ©1995
(OCoLC)624382677
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Stenbuck
ISBN: 0688141900 9780688141905 0688149464 9780688149468
OCLC Number: 31411136
Description: xviii, 397 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I saw the sneak attack / Joseph C. Harsch --
Our ghosts haunt the Japs / Robert J. Casey --
Flight from Java / George Weller --
MacArthur's pledge --"I shall return" / Byron Darnton --
Japs take Bataan / Bert Andrews --
The fall of Corregidor / Lee Van Atta --
Back from the hell at Dieppe / Ross Munro --
"The Witch" over Greece / Henry T. Gorrell --
Fourth battle of the Solomons / Ira Wolfert --
General Clark's fiction-like adventure / Robert G. Nixon --
You who fell at Buna can sleep easily now / Robert J. Doyle --
1,500 miles of heat, rain, and heat / Chester Morrison --
"It's a helluva fighting soldier you are" / Graham Hovey --
Guadalcanal--first Jap defeat in 1,000 years / Robert C. Miller --
The abbey becomes another famous ruin / Graham Hovey --
86 minutes which helped fashion victory / Leo S. Disher --
First Fortress flight over Europe / Walter Cronkite --
We're going to bomb Tokio and A grandstand seat as our planes take off for Tokio / Richard Tregaskis --
Flight report from Britain / Charles E. Gratke --
The show at Anzio / John Lardner --
Mission complete / Bob Considine --
Up front with a Roosevelt / John Lardner --
The death of Captain Waskow / Ernie Pyle --
Tregaskis speaks for the wounded / Richard Tregaskis --
Prelude to battle and how victory came / Howard Handleman --
Retreat from the Ukraine / David M. Nichol --
This is it! D-Day and what followed / Joseph Driscoll --
Shot-by-shot story of D-Day / Richard L. Strout --
Glider on a rooftop captures first French town / Richard L. Tobin --
Ernie Pyle thought he would die on D-Day / Gordon Gammack --
Nightmare over Yawata / Clay Gowran --
A shell through the General's window / Ira Wolfert --
Chasing the buzz-bombs / William Randolph Hearst, Jr. --
The carpet slippered "Frenchy" / John M. Carlisle --
The price Valya paid / David M. Nichol --
McCall's 45-minute paratroop course / Robert Vermillion --
Death overtakes a last dispatch / Tom Treanor --
Trolley ride into Grenoble / Edd Johnson --
Salute to the men of the Maquis / Dudley Ann Harmon --
Von Rundstedt's fantastic underground quarters / H.R. Knickerbocker --
Escape from the Nazis / Gault MacGowan --
Return to Dieppe / Ross Munro --
"Cripes, there's the old man right up here himself" / John M. Carlisle --
MacArthur fulfills pledge to return / William B. Dickinson --
38 days and nights on Dawson Ridge / W.C. Heinz --
Japan's fleet destroyed / Emmet Crozier --
Target of a suicide bomber / John Graham Dowling --
The Bayonne Bitch to the rescue / Homer Bigart --
One-way ticket to Berlin / Lowell Bennett --
The 101st saves the day at Bastogne: "Nuts!" to surrender / Edward Angly --
"Thus far--and no farther" in the Bulge / Frank Conniff --
The war moves into Germany / Gordon Gammack --
Epic of Los Banos / Gordon Walker --
Big business in the Pacific / Keith Wheeler --
What a general does in battle / Victor O. Jones --
It's smoother going in the newsreels / Lewis Gannett --
Yanks cross the Rhine / James L. Kilgallen --
The corpse that was Coblenz / Austen Lake --
Three Yanks storm Berlin / Andrew Tully --
End of the sawdust caesar / Milton Bracker --
The masters bury their slaves / John R. Wilhelm --
The graveyard that once was Berlin / Seymour Freidin --
The German women haven't quit / Catherine Coyne --
The horror of Dachau / E.Z. Dimitman --
Last fantastic battle in the Reich / James Wellard --
Germany surrenders! / Edward Kennedy --
Down memory lane / Drew Middleton --
All is "kaput" for Adolf / Jack Fleischer --
The carrier that wouldn't be sunk / John G. Rogers --
The first atomic bomb / W.H. Lawrence --
The pit of hell that was Hiroshima / John R. Henry --
As it was when Japan surrendered / William B. Dickinson --
How the war lords met their doom / Kingsbury Smith --
The honor roll.
Responsibility: edited by Jack Stenbuck ; introduction by Walter Cronkite.

Abstract:

A collection of reports from foreign correspondents during World War II, such as Walter Cronkite and Ernie Pyle, covering events from the Normandy invasion on D-Day and the bombing of Hiroshima to the Nuremberg trials.

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