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Notes of a War Correspondent

Richard Harding Davis

Book Overview: 

Experiences and observations of the journalist in the Cuban-Spanish War, the Greek-Turkish War, the Spanish-American War, the South African War, and the Japanese-Russian War, accompanied by "A War Correspondent’s Kit."

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Book Excerpt: 
. . . his remaining four companies in a straight line and revolving them around the enemy’s “end.”  It was in no way an easy thing to do.  The men were at times wholly hidden from each other, and from him; probably at no one time did he see more than two of his troops together.  It was only by the firing that he could tell where his men lay, and that they were always advancing.

The advances were made in quick, desperate rushes—sometimes the ground gained was no more than a man covers in sliding for a base.  At other times half a troop would rise and race forward and then burrow deep in the hot grass and fire.  On this side of the line there was an occasional glimpse of the enemy.  But for a great part of the time the men shot at the places from where the enemy’s fire seemed to come, aiming low and answering in steady volleys.  The fire discipline was excellent.  The prophets of evil of the Tampa Bay Ho. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Wonderfully told first-hand accounts of the Greek-Turkish War, the Boer War, and the Spanish-American War. Davis observes with insight, understanding, and often surprising humor (when called for). He does not glorify war but rather points out the heroes and villains it creates on all sides. Readers

It is always interesting to hear or read eye witness accounts rather than, or in addition to, second-hand history. There are different narrators and unfortunately, these are of varying quality as are some of the technical aspects of the recordings - although I would imagine these were completed some