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Where the action was

by Colman, Penny.
Published by : Crown Publishers (New York) Physical details: x, 118 p. ill., maps 25 cm. ISBN:0517800764; 0517800756. Year: 2002
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-113) and index.

The story of women war correspondent in World War II and how they reported war news. Tells about flying bombing missions, taking photographs inside Buchenwald, stowing away on D-Day hospital ships, dodging bullets on Iwo Jima, and more. Margaret Bourke-White, Nellie Bly, Lee Miller, Martha Gellhorn, Virginia Cowles, Sonia Tomara, Toni Frissell, Dickey Chapelle and more are included.

Contents: Setting the stage Prelude to World War II in Europe Sounding the alarm in Europe Europe goes to war The United State goes to war Action in North Africa and China Getting to Italy D-Day Action in Europe Advancing toward Germany Action in the Pacific Crossing the Rhine Winning the war After the war.

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