Magic Mistress: A 30-Year Affair With Reuters Doon Campbell

ISBN: 9780953092123

Published: November 28th 2000

Hardcover

321 pages


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Magic Mistress: A 30-Year Affair With Reuters  by  Doon Campbell

Magic Mistress: A 30-Year Affair With Reuters by Doon Campbell
November 28th 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 321 pages | ISBN: 9780953092123 | 4.43 Mb

Under heavy German mortar and shellfire, Doon Campbell waded ashore through chest-deep water with the British Royal Marine commandos on D-Day in 1944. At the age of 24, he was the youngest war correspondent covering the greatest land invasion inMoreUnder heavy German mortar and shellfire, Doon Campbell waded ashore through chest-deep water with the British Royal Marine commandos on D-Day in 1944. At the age of 24, he was the youngest war correspondent covering the greatest land invasion in history. Representing Reuters News Agency, his Magic Mistress, he was also the first reporter to set foot on the Normandy beaches with the seaborne invasion force.

Within two decades, he had become Reuters editor and deputy general manager, and had reported other great news stories, such as Gandhis assassination from New Delhi and Mao Tse Tungs civil war meetings with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek in Chungking. This autobiography provides vivid insights into the history of reuters during the middle years of the 20th century, and the personalities of the gifted and ambitious men who helped shape wha has become one of Britains most successful and prestigious international institutions.



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