The World War Two Era

The World War Two Era

Perspectives on All Fronts from Harper's Magazine

By Katharine Whittemore (Editor); Paul Fussell (Introduction by)

Franklin Square Press, Paperback, 9781879957176, 299pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

Introduction by Paul Fussell. John Gunther, Rebecca West, E.B. White, Bernard DeVoto, Margaret Bourke-White, Frederick Lewis Allen, Henry L. Stimson and others provide perspectives on all fronts of World War II.

About the Author

Paul Fussell, critic, essayist, and cultural commentator, has recently won the H. L. Mencken Award of the Free Press Association. Among his books are "The Great War and Modem Memory, " which in 1976 won both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award; "Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars; Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War;" and, most recently, "BAD or, The Dumbing of America." His essays have been collected in "The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations" and "Thank God for the Atom Bomb and Other Essays." He lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches English at the University of Pennsylvania.