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They Were There: the Story of World War II and How It Came About
They Were There: the Story of World War II and How It Came About
By Curt Riess
Putnam, 1944, 670 pp.

This fat volume contains, in addition to the editor's lengthy introduction, excerpts from the writings of 163 American correspondents, selected to demonstrate their grasp of world affairs during, rather than after, the event.