The Press: Supercolossal

Said one correspondent: "It's beginning to look like a publicity junket for the opening of a supercolossal movie." On hand to cover the Philippine invasion (see WORLD BATTLEFRONTS), along with assorted writers for OWI, Yank, the Red Cross and the British and Australian press, were no less than 45 U.S. newspaper and magazine correspondents—a Pacific war record.* And more were on the way.

* Number of U.S. press correspondents at Normandy by D-day-plus-3: 26.


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