The Women Who Wrote the War

The Women Who Wrote the War

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They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from San Francisco and points east.  They left comfortable homes and safe sourroundings for combat-zone duty.  They were women war correspondants, bringing to the battlefields of World War II a fresh perspective, reporting what they witnessed with a new sensiblity.The women who wrote the war include world-famous photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, the only Western photgrapher to cover the Nazi invasion of the USSR; writer Martha Gelhorn, wife of Ernest Heminghway and one of the first reporters to document the menace of fascism; Lee Miller, the legendary photographer who took a bath in Hitler's tub; and dozens more gutsy women whose devastating and heartwarming reports are captured in this seemless narrative that assures them, at last, their rightful place in history.
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 134 x 202 x 30mm | 399.16g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060958391
  • 9780060958398

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