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This book was written by Walter Cronkite's grandson Walter Cronkite IV and he does provide some information about his own relationship with his grandfather. The book is mostly a narration overview (with statistics) of WWII, with the reading a bit of letters of Cronkite. Cronkite married Betsy Maxwell on 30 March 1940 then in 1941 he was assigned by United Press to cover the European theatre. At first he traveled on the sea convoys to England and North Africa, he saw ships sunk by the German U boats. He was then assigned to cover the 8th Army Air Corp and at times road along on bombing raids to Germany. He rode in a glider in Operation Market garden. In the letters he told Betsy about problems finding lodging and limited food in London and a bit about the problems of the British people were going through. Over all I was a bit disappointed in the book, from the advertisement I thought it would be more personal about the relationship with his wife and his day to day life as a reporter. The book was mainly an overview of the war emphasizing the parts that Cronkite covered. Unfortunately, no letter from Betsy were kept by Cronkite so they reviewed only his letters. It was worth the read if you are a interested in history. Michael Prichard did a good job with the narration.
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