9780380729685

Eyewitness to History

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Summary

Imagine. . . Witnessing the destruction of Pompeii. . . Accompanying Julius Caesar on his invasion of Britain. . . Flying with the crew of The Great Artiste en route to dropping the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. . . Civilization's most momentous events come vibrantly alive in this magnificent collection of over three hundred eyewitness accounts spanning twenty-four turbulent centuries -- remarkable recollections of battles, atrocities, disasters, coronations, assassinations and discoveries that shaped the course of history, all related in vivid detail by observers on the scene.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxix
Plague in Athens, 430 BC
1(2)
Thucydides
The Greeks March to the Sea, 401 BC
3(4)
Xenophon
The Death of Socrates, 399 BC
7(4)
Plato
Caesar Invades Britain, 55 BC
11(1)
Julius Caesar
Rome Burns, AD 64
12(2)
Tacitus
The Siege of Jerusalem, AD 70
14(2)
Josephus
The Eruption of Vesuvius, 24 August, AD 79
16(5)
Pliny the Younger
The Deification of the Emperor Septimius Severus, AD 211
21(2)
Herodian
Dinner with Attila the Hun, C. AD 450
23(2)
Priscus
A Viking Funeral, AD 922
25(3)
Ibn Fadlan
The Green Children, C. 1150
28(2)
William of Newburgh
The Murder of Thomas Becket, 29 December 1170
30(5)
Edward Grim
Richard 1 Massacres Prisoners after Taking Acre, 2-20 August 1191
35(2)
Beha-ed-Din
Kublai Khan's Park, C. 1275
37(1)
Marco Polo
Mishaps in Childhood, 1301-37
38(2)
The Battle of Crecy, 26 September 1346
40(7)
Sir John Froissart
The Black Death, 1348
47(3)
Henry Knighton
Women Ape Men, 1348
50(1)
Henry Knighton
The Capture of Guines, January 1352
50(2)
Geoffrey le Baker of Swinbrook
False Mutes, October 1380
52(1)
The Peasants' Revolt, May-June 1381
53(15)
Sir John Froissart
The Battle of Agincourt, 25 October 1415
68(9)
Jehan de Wavrin
Norwegian Fisherfolk, 1432
77(1)
Cristoforo Fioravanti
The New World, January-February 1502
78(3)
Amerigo Vespucci
A Salamander, 1505
81(1)
Benvenuto Cellini
Spanish Attrocities in the West Indies, C. 1513-20
82(3)
Bartolome de Las Casas
The Performing Ass, Cairo, 1516
85(1)
John Leo
Human Sacrifice among the Aztecs, C. 1520
86(3)
Jose de Acosta
The Incas' Golden Garden, C. 1530
89(1)
Garcilaso de la Vega
The Progress of the English Reformation, 1537-8
89(3)
John London
Roger Townshend
Richard Layton
Geoffrey Chamber
With the Spaniards in Parauay, 1537-40
92(4)
Hulderike Schnirdel
The Execution of Archbishop Cranmer, 21 March 1556
96(3)
Anon
Prisoners of the Inquisition, 1568-75
99(17)
Miles Phillips
The Sack of Antwerp by a Spanish Army, 4 November 1576
116(5)
George Gascoigne
The Arrest of the Catholic Priest Edmund Campion and his Associates, 17 July 1581
121(6)
Anon
Some London Criminals, 1581
127(2)
William Fleetwood
Babylon in 1583
129(1)
John Eldred
Natural Childbirth in India, 1583
130(1)
John Huyghen Van Linschoten
Shipwreck off Mozambique, August 1585
131(4)
John Huyghen Van Linschoten
A London Merchant in Cairo, 1586
135(1)
John Sanderson
The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots, 8 February 1586
136(2)
Robert Wynkfielde
The Seasons in Russia, 1589
138(2)
Giles Fletcher
The Last Fight of the Revenge, 13 September 1591
140(2)
John Huyghen Van Linschoten
Trapped in the Arctic Ice, 1596
142(7)
Gerrit de Veer
A Jesuit is Tortured in the Tower, 14-15 April 1597
149(7)
John Gerard
A Private Audience with Elizabeth I, 8 December 1597
156(3)
Andre Hurault
English Merchants in Java, C. 1602
159(5)
Edmund Scot
The Effects of Elizabethan Policy in Ireland, 1602
164(1)
Fynes Moryson
Newfoundland Mermaid, 1610
165(1)
Richard Whitbourne
Whirling Dervishes, 1613
166(2)
Thomas Coryate
The Magnificence of the Great Mogul, 1616-17
168(3)
Sir Thomas Roe
The Great Mogul: His Cruelty, 1618
171(1)
Edward Terry
The Murder of the Duke of Buckingham, 23 August 1620
172(2)
Sir Dudley Carleton
Landing in New England, November 1620
174(3)
William Bradford
Oliver Cromwell Writes to his Brother-in-Law after the Battle of Marston Moor, 2 July 1644
177(1)
Oliver Cromwell
Circumcision: Rome, 16 January 1645
178(2)
John Evelyn
Suttee, C. 1650
180(5)
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
George Fox Visits Lichfield, 1651
185(1)
George Fox
Religious Observances in Dunkirk, 1662
186(2)
John Greenhalgh
The Fire of London, 2 September 1666
188(3)
Samuel Pepys
The Great Frost, January 1684
191(1)
John Evelyn
The English Love of Fighting, 1695
192(1)
Misson de Valbourg
Conditions of Life aboard the French Galleys, 1703-4
193(6)
John Bion
The Battle of Schellenberg, 2 July 1704
199(6)
M. de la Colonie
Robinson Crusoe Found, 2 February 1709
205(3)
Woodes Rogers
Bull-Baiting: London, 1710
208(1)
Zacharias Conrad Von Uffenbach
Turkish Bath: Adrianople, 1 April 1717
209(2)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Albatross Shot, 1 October 1719
211(1)
George Shelvocke
Solar Eclipse, 10 May 1724
212(2)
William Stukeley
Pantomimes and Gladiators, February 1728
214(2)
Cesar de Saussure
The Princess of Wales is Delivered of a Daughter, 31 July 1737
216(4)
Lord Hervey
Crossing the Alps, November 1739
220(1)
Thomas Gray
Scurvy, 1741
221(2)
Richard Walker
John Wesley Preaches in Hull, 24 April 1752
223(1)
John Wesley
Kitten Overboard, 11 July 1754
224(1)
Henry Fielding
The Black Hole of Calcutta, 21 June 1756
225(6)
J. Z. Holwell
The Burial of George II, 13 November 1760
231(1)
Horace Walpole
The King of Ethiopia Expresses Displeasure, 23 December 1770
232(2)
James Bruce
Dr Johnson's Playfulness, 10 May 1773
234(1)
James Boswell
Christmas Day at New College, Oxford, 1773
235(1)
James Woodforde
Garrick Plays Hamlet, September 1775
236(1)
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The Gordon Riots, 8 June 1780
237(2)
George Crabbe
Ranelagh, 12 June 1782
239(3)
Carl Philipp Moritz
Midshipman Gardner (aged 12) in Action against the French, 20 October 1782
242(1)
James Anthony Gardner
The First Manned Flight in England, 15 September 1784
243(3)
Vincent Lunardi
Louis XVI and the French Royal Family, Prisoners at the Tuileries, 4 January 1790
246(1)
Arthur Young
Chateaubriand Lands in the New World; Chesapeake Bay, 1791
247(1)
Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand
Marie-Antoinette at the Opera, July 1792
247(1)
Grace Elliott
A Trip to Paris, July-August 1792
248(2)
Richard Twiss
The Execution of Louis XVI
250(2)
Henry Essex Edgeworth de Firmont
The Revolutionary Tribunal, Paris, October 1793
252(1)
J. G. Millingen
Nelson Loses an Arm, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, 25 June 1797
253(1)
William Hoste
The Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798
254(2)
John Nichol
Beggars, a Leech Gatherer, and Daffodils: The Wordsworths at Grasmere, 1800-1802
256(2)
Dorothy Wordsworth
Nelson Turns a Blind Eye, Copenhagen, 2 April 1801
258(1)
Colonel William Stewart
Childsplay in the Lake District, 27 September 1802
259(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Morning of Trafalgar, 10 a.m., 21 October 1805
260(2)
Midshipman Badcock
Trafalgar: Nelson Sends the Signal `England Expects that Every Man This Day Will Do His Duty'. Noon, 21 October 1805
262(1)
Lieutenant George Brown
Trafalgar: Reception of the Signal, 21 October 1805
262(1)
Lieutenant Ellis
The Death of Lord Nelson, 21 October 1805
263(3)
Dr Wiliam Beatty
Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time, Summer 1808
266(1)
B. R. Haydon
After the Battle of Rolica, 17 August 1808
267(2)
Rifleman Harris
The British Retreat to Corunna, 1-4 January 1809
269(2)
Robert Blakeney
Taken Prisoner at Corunna, 16 January 1809
271(1)
Sir Charles Napier
A Mastectomy, 30 September 1811
272(6)
Fanny Burney
Napoleon Enters Moscow, 14 September 1812
278(2)
Baron Claude-Francois de Meneval
Death of a Climbing Boy, 29 March 1813
280(1)
Anon
Wounded at Nivelle, 10 November 1813
281(3)
Robert Blakeney
Execution by Impalement: Latakia, 1813
284(1)
Charles Lewis Meryon
The Retreat before Waterloo, 17 June 1815
285(2)
Lieutenant W. B. Ingilby
Waterloo, 18 June 1815: Dawn with the 7th Hussars
287(1)
Sergeant-Major Edward Cotton
Waterloo, 18 June 1815: Charge of the Scots Greys and 92nd Highlanders, 2-3 p.m.
287(2)
Lieutenant R. Winchester
Waterloo, 18 June 1815: The Royal Horse Artillery Repulse Enemy Cavalry, late afternoon
289(2)
Field Captain A. C. Mercer
Waterloo, 18 June 1815: Napoleon's Last Throw-Charge of the Imperial Guard, 7 p.m.
291(1)
Captain H. W. Powell
Waterloo, 18 June 1815: The Finale
292(1)
Captain J. Kincaid
Embalming a Patriarch, November 1815
293(2)
Charles Lewis Meryon
Factory Conditions, C. 1815
Elizabeth Bentley
295(3)
Prison Visiting, 4 March 1817
298(1)
Elizabeth Fry
Peterloo, 16 August 1819
299(2)
Samuel Bamford
Cremation of the Poet Shelley, near Leghorn, 15 August 1822
301(2)
Edward John Trelawny
Exit George IV, 1830
303(1)
Mrs Arbuthnot
The Opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway, 15 September 1830
304(2)
Frances Ann Kemble
Cholera in Manchester, 1832
306(2)
Sir James Kay-Shuttleworth
Birds in the Galapagos Archipelago, September 1835
308(1)
Charles Darwin
The Coronation of Queen Victoria, 29 June 1838
309(1)
Charles Greville
London Prostitutes, 1839
310(3)
Flora Tristan
Death by Guillotine: Rome, 8 March 1845
313(3)
Charles Dickens
American Slavery: Sale of Slaves, Virginia, December 1846
316(2)
Dr Elwood Harvey
American Slavery: Punishment of a Female Slave, New Orleans, C. 1846
318(2)
Samuel Gridley Howe
The Irish Potato Famine: Victims of the Great Hunger, Castlehaven, 22 February 1847
320(1)
Elihu Burritt
Flaubert and the Dancing Girls: Esna, Egypt, 6 March 1850
321(3)
Gustave Flaubert
Inside the Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition, 1851
324(1)
Charlotte Bronte
The Farringdon Watercress Market, 1851
325(3)
Henry Mayhew
Louis Napoleon's Troops Subdue Paris, 4 December 1851
328(3)
Victor Hugo
Victoria and Albert in the Highlands, 11 October 1852
331(1)
Queen Victoria
The Japanese are Introduced to Western Technology, March 1854
332(1)
Commodore Matthew C. Perry
The Battle of Balaclava and the Charge of the Light Brigade, 25 October 1854
333(12)
Wiliam Howard Russell
The Indian Mutiny: Scene of the Massacre of British Women and Children at Cawnpore, 21 July 1857
345(1)
Anon
The Indian Mutiny: Retribution for the Massacre, July 1857
346(1)
General Havelock
The Indian Mutiny: Household Arrangements in Besieged Lucknow, 1857
346(1)
Adelaide Case
Single Combat in the Caucasus, 1858
347(4)
Alexandre Dumas
Explosion on Board Brunel's Great Eastern Steamship, 12 September 1859
351(3)
George Augustus Sala
The Times Correspondent Helps Garibaldi Liberate Palermo, 27-31 May 1860
354(8)
Nandor Eber
Derby Day, 28 May 1861
362(4)
Hippolyte Taine
The American Civil War: General Grant Besieges the Confederate Forces in Vicksburg, May 1863
366(2)
Cleveland Herald
Gettysburg: The Confederate Bombardment, 3 July 1863
368(1)
Samuel Wilkeson
The Great March: General Sherman Lays Waste the South, October 1864-February 1865
369(1)
George Nichols
The Great March: General Sherman's `Bummers', March 1865
370(1)
Elias Smith
The Murder of President Lincoln, 14 April 1865
371(4)
Walt Whitman
Americans Abroad, 1867
375(4)
Mark Twain
The Suppression of the Paris Commune, 23-24 May 1871
379(7)
Archibald Forbes
The Paris Commune: The Finale, 29 May 1871
386(1)
Archibald Forbes
Stanley Finds Livingstone, 10 November 1871
387(2)
H. M. Stanley
The Turkish Atrocities in Bulgaria, 2 August 1876
389(4)
J. A. MacGahan
An Immigrant Crosses America, 23 August 1879
393(1)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Paul Gauguin Marries: Tahiti, 1892
394(2)
Paul Gauguin
The Graeco-Turkish War: The Siege of Prevesa, 18 April 1897
396(1)
Richard Harding Davis
A Seaside Holiday, Norfolk Coast, August 1897
397(1)
W. H. Hudson
The Attack on the Atbara, 10 April 1898
398(3)
George W. Steevens
The Battle of Omdurman, 2 September 1898
401(6)
Winston Churchill
The Spanish-American War: The Battle of El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898
407(1)
James Creelman
The Battle of El Caney: The Aftermath, 2 July 1898
408(1)
Stephen Crane
Jumping a Train, 20 March 1899
409(3)
W. H. Davies
The Boer War: The Suffering of the Civilian Population, Mafeking, April-May 1900
412(1)
J. E. Neilly
Queen Victoria's Last Journey, 1 February 1901
413(1)
Cissy, Countess of Denbigh
The First Radio Signal across the Atlantic, 12 December 1901
414(1)
Guglielmo Marconi
A Roundabout in Montmartre, 4 November 1903
415(1)
Arnold Bennett
Bloody Sunday: St Petersburg, 22 January 1905
415(3)
Father Gapon
The San Francisco Earthquake, 17 April 1906
418(4)
Jack London
The First Channel Flight, 25 July 1909
422(1)
Louis Bleriot
Suffragette Lady Constance Lytton, Disguised as a Lower-Class Woman, Jane Warton, is Forcibly Fed in Walton Gaol, Liverpool, 18 January 1910
423(2)
Constance Lytton
The Arrest of Dr Crippen, 31 July 1910
425(3)
Captain H. G. Kendall
The Siege of Sidney Street, 3 January 1911
428(3)
Philip Gibbs
South Polar Expedition: Captain Scott's Diary, March 1912
431(3)
Captain Scott
The Titanic: A Fireman's Story, 15 April 1912
434(1)
Harry Senior
The Titanic: The Wireless Operator's Story, 15 April 1912
435(1)
Harold Bride
The Titanic: From a Lifeboat, 15 April 1912
436(1)
Mrs D. H. Bishop
The Lemon Gardens under Cover for Winter: Gargnano, Lago di Garda, February 1913
437(2)
D. H. Lawrence
Colombo Curry, 11 November 1913
439(1)
Anna Buchan
GBS at his Mother's Funeral, 22 February 1914
439(2)
George Bernard Shaw
The Murder of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand at Sarajevo, 28 June 1914
441(3)
Borijove Jevtic
The Vulture, July 1914
444(1)
Osbert Sitwell
The German Army Marches through Brussels, 21 August 1914
445(3)
Richard Harding Davis
War Frenzy in St Petersburg, August 1914
448(2)
Sergyei N. Kurnakov
Improving Morale, 12 September 1914
450(1)
Brigadier General E. L. Spears
A Suffolk Farmhand at Gallipoli, June 1915
451(2)
Leonard Thompson
Mobile Hospital Unit with the Russian Army, Galicia, 2 June 1915
453(1)
Hugh Walpole
With Austrian Cavalry on the Eastern Front, August 1915
454(1)
Oskar Kokoschka
Lance-Corporal Baxter Wins the DCM, Western Front, September 1915
455(1)
Robert Graves
Gallipoli: The Allied Evacuation, 19 December 1915
456(3)
Norman King-Wilson
U-Boat 202 Attacks, April 1916 Adolf K. G. E. Von Spiegel
457
The Battle of Jutland: `X' Turret, Battlecruiser Queen Mary, 31 May 1916
459(4)
Ernest Francis
The Somme: 21st Casualty Clearing Station, 1-3 July 1916
463(1)
The Reverend John M. S. Walker
The Death of a Brother, 15 July 1918
464(2)
Vera Brittain
The First Tanks in Action, 15 September 1916
466(1)
Bert Chaney
The End of Zeppelin L31, 1 October 1916
467(2)
Michael MacDonagh
Birds on the Western Front, 1916
469(4)
H. H. Munro (`Saki')
Gassed: Messines Ridge, 7 June 1917
473(1)
William Pressey
The Battle of Langemarck, 27 August 1917
474(3)
Edwin Campion Vaughan
The Execution of Mata Hari, 18 October 1917
477(3)
Henry G. Wales
An American Journalist at the Storming of the Winter Palace, St Petersburg, 7 November 1917
480(3)
John Reed
Breslau Prison, December 1917
483(1)
Rosa Luxemburg
French Cavalry Charge, near Amiens, 26 March 1918
484(1)
William Pressey
Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Imperial Family Shot in Ekaterinburg, 16 July 1918
485(2)
Pavel Medvedev
Incident on the Advance to Damascus: Lawrence of Arabia Destroys a Turkish Column, 24 September 1918
487(3)
T. E. Lawrence
Signing the Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919
490(3)
Harold Nicolson
Famine in Russia, October 1921
493(2)
Philip Gibbs
The Execution of Henri D. (`Bluebeard') Landru, Murderer of Ten Women, 25 February 1922
495(2)
Webb Miller
German Inflation, 19 September 1922
497(4)
Ernest Hemingway
British India: Civil Disobedience, 21 May 1930
501(3)
Webb Miller
Hunger Marchers, 27 October 1932
504(1)
Wal Hannington
Bodyline Bowling, 13-19 January 1933
505(2)
W. H. Ferguson
The Reichstag Fire, 27 February 1933
507(2)
D. Sefton Delmer
The Burning Ghats, Benares, India, December 1933
509(1)
Patrick Balfour
The Arrest of Osip Mandelstam, 13 May 1934
510(2)
Nadezhda Mandelstam
The Rattenbury Case, May-June 1935
512(1)
James Agate
The Italian Campaign in Abyssinia: Retreat of the Emperor's Army to Korem, 4-5 April 1936
513(3)
Colonel Konovaloff
Abyssinia: An American Journalist with the Fascist Armoured Column Approaching Addis Ababa, 18 April 1936
516(2)
Herbert Matthews
The Spanish Civil War: Carlist Forces Drive Back the Basque Frente Popular near Irun, 26 August 1936
518(1)
G. L. Steer
The Spanish Civil War: Guernica Destroyed by German Planes, 26 April 1937
519(2)
Noel Monks
The Spanish Civil War: Wounded by a Fascist Sniper, near Huesca, 20 May 1937
521(2)
George Orwell
The Louis-Schmeling Fight, 22 June 1938
523(2)
Bob Considine
The Spanish Civil War: Nationalist Planes Bomb Barcelona, September 1938
525(1)
Marcel Junod
The Second World War: The Evacuation of Children from London, 1 September 1939
526(2)
Hilde Marchant
Blitzkrieg: German Breakthrough on the Meuse, 15 May 1940
528(1)
Erwin Rommel
Dunkirk: The Beaches, 1 June 1940
529(4)
John Charles Austin
Dogfight over the Channel, 3 September 1940
533(4)
Richard Hillary
London Docks Bombed, 7 September 1940
537(1)
Desmond Flower
The Blitz: Chelsea, 14 September 1940
538(3)
Frances Faviell
Spoil in North Africa: Italian Defeat at Nibeiwa, 12 December 1940
541(1)
Alan Moorehead
Bomb Disposal: Llandaff, January 1941
542(2)
John Miller
German Airborne Invasion of Crete, 20 May 1941
544(2)
Baron Van der Heydte
Syria: British Forces Meet Resistance from Vichy French, June 1941
546(1)
Alan Moorehead
Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
547(2)
John Garcia
The Japanese Bomb Manila, 8 December 1941
549(1)
Carlos P. Romulo
Japanese Air and Submarine Attack Sinks HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse, Singapore, 10 December 1941
550(4)
Cecil Brown
Auschwitz: The Gas Chambers, 25 December 1941
554(1)
Sophia Litwinska
Dachau: The Medical Experiments, 1941-5
555(4)
Dr Franz Blaha
The Fall of Kuala Lumpur: The City Awaits the Japanese, 11 January 1942
559(2)
Ian Morrison
The Sinking of the Tanjong Penang, 19 February 1942
561(1)
Anon
Leningrad: during the Blockade, April-July 1942
562(2)
A. Fadeyev
Five Fatal Minutes: Japanese Carriers Crippled, Battle of Midway, 4 June 1942
564(2)
Mitsuo Fuchida
Dieppe Raid, 19 August 1942
566(3)
Ross Munro
Nazi Extermination of the Jews in the Ukraine, October 1942
569(2)
Hermann Graebe
El Alamein: The End of the Africa Corps, 4 November 1942
571(2)
General Bayerlein
An English Poet in the Western Desert, December 1942
573(2)
Keith Douglas
Stalingrad: December 1942
575(3)
Benno Zeiser
Stalingrad: A War Correspondent Goes in after the German Capitulation, 4 February 1943
576
Alexander Werth
576
German Rout in the Korsun Salient, Central Ukraine, 17 February 1943
578(2)
Major Kampov
The Execution of an Allied Intelligence Officer by the Japanese, New Guinea, 29 March 1943
580(2)
Anon
Luftwaffe Pilot: Tunisia, 7 April 1943
582(2)
Alan Moorehead
Hamburg, 27 July 1943
584(3)
Else Wendel
US Marines Land on Tarawa, 20 November 1943
587(1)
Robert Sherrod
A Birthday: Japanese Prison Camp, Kuching, Borneo, 5 April 1944
588(1)
Agnes Newton Keith
Cassino: The Final Attack; 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers Advance, 16 May 1944
589(2)
Fred Majadalany
D-Day Minus One: US Paratroops Leave for France, 5 June 1944
591(1)
General Matthew B. Ridgway
D-Day, 6 June 1944
592(2)
Anon
The Germans Meet a New Foe, 7 June 1944
594(1)
Anon
D-Day Plus One: A British Paratroop Seeks Directions, 7 June 1944
595(1)
James G. Bramwell
Buzz Bombs: An Eight-Year-Old's Recollections, June 1944
596(2)
Lionel King
The Russian Summer Offensive, July 1944
598(1)
Alexander Werth
The Bombing of Caen, 7 July 1944
599(1)
Desmond Flower
The Nazi Extermination Camp, Maidanek, 23 July 1944
600(3)
Alexander Werth
American Break-Out in Normandy, 24-25 July 1944
603(1)
General Bayerlein
Birkenau Camp, August 1944
604(3)
Dr Charles Sigismund Bendel
The Fall of Aachen, 17 October 1944
607(1)
George Mucha
The Bombing of Dresden, 14 February 1945
608(4)
Margaret Freyer
US Troops Advance into Germany, March 1945
612(1)
Lester Atwell
Italian Partisans Assist the Allied Advance, near Trieste, 13 April 1945
613(1)
Geoffrey Cox
The End of the War for a British POW: Stalag IIID, Berlin, 14-29 April 1945
614(5)
Norman Norris
Luneburg, 20 April 1945
619(1)
Desmond Flower
Belsen, 24 April 1945
620(5)
Patrick Gordon-Walker
The Fall of Berlin, 1 May 1945
625(5)
Claus Fuhrmann
Kamikaze Attack, 9 May 1945
630(1)
Michael Moynihan
Nagasaki, 9 August 1945
631(7)
William T. Laurence
Visiting Hiroshima, 9 September 1945
638(3)
Marcel Junod
The Execution of Nazi War Criminals, 16 October 1946
641(8)
Kingsbury Smith
Revenge Killing, Arabia, November 1946
649(1)
Wilfred Thesiger
Grand National, 29 March 1947
650(2)
John Hislop
Stalingrad, 1949
652(1)
John Steinbeck
Trafalgar Square Incident, 23 September 1950
653(1)
Kingsley Martin
The Korean War: Civilian Casualty near Namchanjan, 17 October 1950
654(1)
Reginald Thompson
The Korean War: The American Retreat from the Chongchon River, 27-28 November 1950
655(2)
Reginald Thompson
The Korean War: Padre Blaisdell and the Refugee Children, Seoul, December 1950
657(2)
Rene Cutforth
Rabbiting, 3 November 1952
659(1)
J. R. Ackerley
The Conquest of Everest, 29 May 1953
660(3)
James (Jan) Morris
The Intelligent Bull, Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain, Spring 1957
663(3)
Norman Lewis
Stoning to Death, Jeddah, February 1958
666(2)
R. M. Macoll
The Vietnam War: South Vietnamese Casualty, 1965
668(2)
Gavin Young
The Vietnam War: A Reporter with the Vietcong, near Hanoi, 10 December 1965
670(2)
James Cameron
The Vietnam War: Winning Hearts and Minds, Tuylon, South Vietnam, 23 August 1967
672(2)
John Pilger
The Vietnam War: C Company, US 11th Infantry Brigade Pacify My Lai, 16 March 1968
674(2)
The First Men on the Moon, 21 July 1969
Neil Armstrong
676(1)
Edwin E. Aldrin
Veterans' March, Washington DC, 25 April 1971
677(2)
John Pilger
`It was the Christians': The Massacre at Chatila, 16-17 September 1982
679(3)
Robert Fisk
The Fall of President Marcos, Manila, Philippines, 24-25 February 1986
682(5)
James Fenton
Sources 687(10)
Acknolwedgements 697(4)
Index of Names 701

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