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Battling with the Truth: The Contrast in the Media Reporting of World War II

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Summary

The general assumption is that the Allies were the "good guys" in WWII and always told the truth in their media coverage while the Nazis through their Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda deliberately misled their people. But to what extent is this borne out by the facts? Did the Allies always tell the truth? Did the Nazis always tell lies? How is it possible to tell the truth and still tell a lie? How did each side portray the bombing of the likes of Dresden and Coventry? By analyzing Allied and German media reports this book unearths a number of surprising revelations as to which side actually told the truth.

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