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Seeing the War
The Stories behind the Famous Photographs of World War II
David P. Colley

University Press of New England



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• 1
• The Yanks Are Coming
• Father Joseph Timothy O’Callahan, Medal of Honor Winner
• Lt. Col. Robert Moore and Family: Homecoming, 1943
• Graham W. Jackson, Presidential Music Man
• 2
• Joseph Holmes in the Bulge
• “Bige,” a Fighting Quaker
• Rescue on the
Saratoga
• Roy Willis Humphrey Struggles for Life
• 3
• Talking Pike with Ike
• Rockwell’s
Rosie the Riveter
• “One Never Knows What Tomorrow May Bring”
• Faris “Bob” Tuohy: Coffee after the Battle
• 4
• Future Dodger Hits the Beach
• A Chance Encounter in Paris
Memphis Belle
• Life and Death of
Wee Willie
Rose of York
• 5
• Bill Mauldin and Willie and Joe
• Earl Leidner: A Face on a Stamp
• On a Wing and a Prayer
• Nuts!
• Lt. Robert Hite, Doolittle Raider
• 6
• The Dangers of Carrier Landings
• Nursing the Wounded
• Kilroy
• Dinner in the Snow
• Long Life for Youthful Lookout
• 7
• Dorie Miller, Hero at Pearl Harbor
• Maynard “Snuffy” Smith Rises to the Occasion
• “I Shall Return”
• Tom Lea, War Artist
• 8
• Patton’s Infamous Slap
• Future President Plays Hoops
• First Man across the Rhine
• Hans-Georg Henke—May 1945
• He Spotted Nazi Saboteurs
• Joseph Demler, Human Skeleton
• 9
• Sudden Death in Poland—1939
• Casualty of War
• Through Death Valley
• Patsy Caliendo: The Long Journey Home
• 10
• Retrieving
Chow-hound
• Three Who Might Have Become Supreme Commander instead of Ike
• Tony Hillerman, Future Mystery Writer
• The Man Who Dropped the Bomb
• The Saga of
Lady Be Good
• Lone Survivor at Midway
• Bomb Blast on the
Enterprise
• Notes
• Illustration Credits

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