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Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover World War II

Reporting War:  How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover World War II

by Ray Moseley,
Tulsa World, March 12, 2017

Ernie Pyle, the legendary World War II reporter, reminded his readers that although journalists “were usually under fire only briefly,” they “never caught up on sleep, rest, cleanliness, or anything else normal … We’d drained our emotions until they cringed from being called out from hiding.” Although Pyle did not claim that combat correspondents were heroes, he noted that they, “too, can get sick of war and deadly tired.”

 

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