The New York Times Book of World War II 1939-1945: The Coverage from the Battlefield to the Home Front

The New York Times Book of World War II 1939-1945: The Coverage from the Battlefield to the Home Front

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The New York Times printed more words on World War II than any other newspaper and had more than 160 correspondents worldwide reporting on the war. Now, for the first time, The New York Times Complete World War II offers a singular opportunity to experience all the battles, politics, and personal stories through daily, first-hand journalism. Hundreds

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The New York Times printed more words on World War II than any other newspaper and had more than 160 correspondents worldwide reporting on the war. Now, for the first time, The New York Times Complete World War II offers a singular opportunity to experience all the battles, politics, and personal stories through daily, first-hand journalism. Hundreds of the most riveting articles from the archives of the Times—including firsthand accounts of major events and little-known anecdotes—have been selected for inclusion in The New York Times: The Complete World War II. The book covers the biggest battles of the war, from the Battle of the Bulge to the Battle of Iwo Jima, as well as moving stories from the home front and profiles of noted leaders and heroes such as Winston Churchill and George Patton. A respected World War II historian and writer, editor Richard Overy guides readers through the articles, putting the events into historical context.  The books is illustrated with hundreds of maps and historical photographs plus battlefield maps that originally appeared in the newspaper. Together they provide an engrossing look at this pivotal and defining era of world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603763776
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
612
Sales rank:
564,387
File size:
77 MB
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The New York Times is regarded as the world's preeminent newspaper. Its news coverage is known for its exceptional depth and breadth, with reporting bureaus throughout the United States and in 26 foreign countries. Winner of 112 Pulitzer Prizes, The Times has the largest circulation of any seven-day newspaper in the U.S.


Tom Brokaw is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He is the author of The Greatest Generation, A Long Way From Home, The Time of Our Lives and other books, and the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He is the only person to host all three major NBC News programs: The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and, briefly, Meet the Press. He now serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News and works on documentaries for other outlets.


Richard Overy is a British historian who has written extensively on the history of World War II and the Third Reich. In 2007 as the Times editor of Complete History of the World, he chose the 50 key dates of world history. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the British Academy, and King's College. In 2001 he was awarded the Samuel Elliot Morison Prize of the Society for Military History for his contributions to the history of warfare. In 2004 he was appointed professor of history at the University of Exeter. He has written over 30 books on World War II, including Why the Allies Won and 1939: Countdown to War. His work on World War II has been praised as "highly effective (in) the ruthless dispelling of myths" (A.J.P. Taylor), "original and important" (New York Review of Books) and "at the cutting edge" (Times Literary Supplement.)

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