James Cassidy (Author)
James Cassidy was a war correspondent for NBC News during World War II. He reported from London, Belgium, France, and the front line during the Battle of the Bulge. Among his accomplishments, he secretly transported a rabbi and more than 50 soldiers into the German combat zone and broadcast the first Jewish service on German soil. After the war, Cassidy followed a career in corporate public relations in New York City and Washington, D.C. In 1981, he and his wife, Rita, retired to Connecticut. He died in 2003.
Michael Sweeney (Edited By)
Michael S. Sweeney (1958–2022) was Emeritus Professor in the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. His research focused on the history of combat correspondence, and on censorship in particular. His most recent book, which he co wrote with Natascha Toft Roelsgaard, is Journalism and the Russo-Japanese War: The End of the Golden Age of Combat Correspondence.