The Press: Twenty Minutes from Broadway

The first U.S. commercial invasion of Occupied France was a rousing success last week.

On Dplus6 a heavy truck rolled onto the beachhead. Next day its diesel engine kicked over, a generator hummed, and the first direct press message from France was on its way to the U.S. By last week Press Wireless, Inc. was delivering copy in New York about 20 minutes after invasion correspondents had filed it. It was the first time on any front that U.S. war correspondents could communicate directly with their home offices from immediately behind a battle line....

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