By Nancy Cladwell Sorel
The compelling story of 100 courageous American ladies who after leaving their households joined combat-zone battling in the course of global battle II to chronicle and record faithfully again to the States. Nancy Sorel's portrait will pay homage to those unsung heroes. They got here from Boston, ny, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux urban, Iowa; from San Francisco and all issues east. They left cozy houses and secure atmosphere for combat-zone accountability. As girls warfare correspondents, they delivered to the battlefields of global conflict II a clean optic, and stated again domestic what they witnessed with a brand new sensibility. Their adventure was once straight away wide-ranging and intimate, devastating at one second, heartwarming the subsequent. during this vital and well timed e-book, Nancy Sorel eloquently demonstrates the position they performed in bringing the battle to the people again domestic. of their ranks we stumble upon world-famous photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, the one western photographer to hide the Nazi invasion of the USSR and one of the first to picture Buchenwald; Martha Gellhhorn, author and spouse of Ernest Hemingway, who said the risk of fascism from the start; Lee Miller, mythical photographer, famously snapped taking a tub in Hitler's tub in 1945; the recent Yorker'sJanet Flanner, recording in her "Letter from Paris" the awful realities of lifestyles in post-liberation France; and Marguerite Higgins, who dared input the focus camp at Dachau simply prior to the yankee military. those courageous journalists and dozens extra shaped the the most important hyperlink within the lengthy chain of women's fight for complete equality in a occupation hitherto ruled through males. In her image, seamless narrative, Nancy Sorel weaves jointly the lives and occasions of those gutsy, incomparable ladies, assuring them their rightful position during this century's history.
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