Combat Reporter: Don Whitehead's World War II Diary and Memoirs 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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The book never lets up on its trip into the heart of a strange and deadly nightmare., ―On Point

Whitehead's diary gives us a sense of his day-to-day thinking, unchanged by retrospection and polish., ―Journalism History

Romeiser has done a skillful job in blending these absorbing accounts of one reporter's experiences during a critical campaign for America's inexperienced army., ―The Kentucky Register --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Don Whitehead, who died in 1981, also worked for the New York Herald Tribune and the Knoxville News-Sentinel, won a George Polk Memorial Award, and wrote a number of books, including The FBI Story.

John B. Romeiser teaches at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he is founder and former director of the Normandy Scholars Program. He edited Beachhead Don: Reporting the War from the European Theater, 1942–1945 (Fordham).

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Atkinson's best-selling books include In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat and An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942–1943.

Franklin is a retired US Army officer and he knew Whitehead and served with him. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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