The Women Reporters Determined to Cover World War II

By: Lyse Doucet | BBC

Seventy years ago, a group of American women journalists made history when they covered the greatest story of their generation. They called them the D-Day Dames.

“It is necessary that I report on this war,” writer Martha Gellhorn fumed in an angry letter to military authorities. “I do not feel there is any need to beg as a favour for the right to serve as the eyes for millions of people in America who are desperately in need of seeing, but cannot see for themselves.”

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