Weller's War: A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents

Weller s War A Legendary Foreign Correspondent s Saga of World War II on Five Continents Walter Cronkite called him one of our best war correspondents His stories from Europe Africa Asia and the Paci c during World War II won him the Pulitzer Prize Now George Weller is immortalized in

  • Title: Weller's War: A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents
  • Author: George Weller Anthony Weller
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  • Page: 129
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  • Walter Cronkite called him one of our best war correspondents His stories from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Paci c during World War II won him the Pulitzer Prize Now, George Weller is immortalized in a collection of fearless, intrepid dispatches that crisscross a shattered globe Edited by his son, Weller s War provides an eyewitness look at modern history s greatestWalter Cronkite called him one of our best war correspondents His stories from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Paci c during World War II won him the Pulitzer Prize Now, George Weller is immortalized in a collection of fearless, intrepid dispatches that crisscross a shattered globe Edited by his son, Weller s War provides an eyewitness look at modern history s greatest upheaval, and also contains never published reporting alongside excerpts from three books From battlefront to beachhead, Weller incisively chronicles the heroism and humanity that still managed to triumph amid horri c events.Following the Nazi seizure of Eastern Europe and his own quarantine in Greece by the Gestapo, George Weller accompanies Congolese troops freeing Ethiopia for Haile Selassie He remains in doomed Singapore until the colony falls On Java, he watches brave American ghter pilots delay the island s collapse Strafed by Japanese planes, he escapes by small boat to Australia He covers the Paci c, from the Solomon Islands to the jungle hell of New Guinea Back in Europe he sees a liberated Greece beset by civil war, then crosses the Middle East In Burma, he risks guerrilla raids behind enemy lines At the war s close, he hurries from China to a defeated but uncowed Japan, where new horrors await And he struggles throughout against a tireless adversary censorship Vivid and heart stopping, the dispatches of World War II reporter George Weller are as intimate, memorable, and relevant today as they were nearly seventy years ago and demonstrate what it meant to be a foreign correspondent long before the era of satellite phones and the Internet.From the Hardcover edition.

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