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1862: Harper's Images Of Fredericksburg

I decided to feature something a little different today. As usual in this series, I’m sharing a historical source, but today it’s a visual source instead of a quote. 416 more words

American Civil War

The D-Day Dames: How These Women Paved The Way For Female War Correspondents.

“I have too frequently received the impression that women war correspondents were an irritating nuisance,” Martha Gellhorn wrote in a letter to the military authorities. 707 more words

Second World War

Strawberry Shortcake at War

Alas, the liberation story shown in this Google newspaper archive clip never made it to the radio, as far as I know, but it hints at the first-person style of husband-and-wife United Press correspondents Reynolds and Eleanor Packard. 666 more words

1940s

'The Trio' begins...

The opening of Richard Knott’s book about war correspondents in World War 2:

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In the middle of August 1943, a small group of war correspondents arrived in the hilltop town of Taormina on the island of Sicily.  338 more words

Second World War

Uncle Bardie's Spotlight Movie: What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing In a War Zone Like This?

Once a week on Friday, Uncle Bardie celebrates the creativity in others by shining a Spotlight on a movie, a song or a creator. This week’s Spotlight Movie is “ 267 more words

Spotlight

The War in Syria

I am combining my Monday and Friday posts today into one, because I have granddaughters coming for a visit this week.  The Monday topic is truth.   502 more words

Becoming A Better Christian

Peggy Hull, U. S. War Correspondent: 1889-1967

Peggy Hull, U. S. War Correspondent: 1889-1967

by C.K. Thomas

In 1918, Peggy Hull’s appointment as the first woman to be officially accredited by the War Department as a U.S. 523 more words

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