NOR ANY VICTORY by Ray Brook
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NOR ANY VICTORY

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Under thirty, gambling on a job, Brook takes his new wife Mary to Europe in 1939, is pushed around and penniless until, via Duranty, the Press Wireless, and Cy Suizberger, he gets set with the New York Times and a post in Belgrade, where news-getting and sending provided difficult problems that were solved no matter what. To Rumania and censorship that was circumvented, his heartbreak when it looked as if the Serbs would capitulate to Nazi demands, his delight at the coup d'tat which sent Yugoslavia into the war, his flight, with St. John and other newsmen, when the Nazi invaded, to Dalmatia, Iran, Turkey, and his detail after the U. S. entered in. It is a hotheaded, enthusiastic, observant record, that parallels some of St. John's From the Land of Silent People, that is holding in its personal story as well as its contemporary background.

Pub Date: Nov. 6th, 1942
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock