Author, editor, and critic, RICHARD E. DANIELSON has been a lifelong student of the Civil War period. He is not surprised at the current public interest in that part of our history, but he wonders why it should arise at just this time.
Author, editor, and critic, RICHARD E. DANIELSON is a veteran of both world wars. In 1917 and 1918 he served as an Intelligence Officer in the AEF. In 1942, as a Staff Officer in G2, he was assigned to the section covering the campaign in North Africa, and after the successful termination of that operation he teas sent to Dakar as our Military Observer in French West Africa. It is with this experience that he seeks to evaluate John Gunther’s most ambitious survey, Inside Africa. Since 1910, Mr. Danielson has been President of The Atlantic Monthly Company.
Author, editor, and Critic, RICHARD E. DANIELSON was for ten years the Editor of the Sportsman, and since 1940 has been President of The Atlantic Monthly Company. A lifelong student of George Washington, he gives us his thoughtful appraisal of the fifth volume in the spacious, intimately detailed biography now being written by our foremost Southern historian, Douglas Southall Freeman, whose definitive life of Robert E. Lee was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1935 for the best American biography.
General Omar Bradley in Europe and General Douglas Mac Arthur in the Pacific proved to he two of our most decisive commanders in World war 11. General Bradley has just published his military autobiography; General MacArthur is hard at work on his, and in the meantime we are invited to read the booh about him by his friend, General George C. Kenney. We turn to RICHARD E. DANELSON, who served in Military Intelligence in both wars, for an appraisal of these two great leaders and the books about them.
This autumn two of our ranking generals in the Second World War — Lieutenant General Robert Eichelberger, who began his combat experience in the pest-ridden jungle of Buna, and General Mark Clark, who scouted our North American campaign from a submarine in the Mediterranean —have published their invigorating reminiscences of the war as they saw it. For an appraisal of their volumes we turn to RICHARD E. DANIELSON, who set veil in Military Intelligence in both wars.
For four centuries the English have produced a special race of soldieradventurers, men of singular penetration and force who established their authority in other countries — Clive in India, Gordon in China, T. E. Lawrence in Arabia, and Wingate in Burma. Brigadier Maclean and Colonel Chapman made their names in the last war and are here appraised by RICHARD E. DANIELSON, editor and author, who served in our Military Intelligence in both wars.
Admiral William D. Leahy served this country in series of exacting commands at an age alien most shippers are in retirement. As our Ambassador at Vichy, as Chief of Staff to President Roosevelt and later to President Truman, and as a member of the Combined Chiefs of Staff, he participated in many a crucial decision during the momentous years. For an appraisal of his new book, we turn to RICHARD E, DANIELSON, who screed in Military Intelligence in both wars.
No scientist or administrator of our time has clearer knowledge or better right to speak about the atomic armament race than VANNEVAR BUSH, who during the war years was head of the Office of Scientific Research and Development. His new book, Modern Arms and Free Men, is the December selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. For an appraisal of it we turn to RICHRD E. DANIELSON,who served in Military Intelligence in both wars and who has long been one of the most thoughtful critics on the Atlantic staff.
Editor and author. RICHARD E. DANIELSON has occasionally contributed short stories and articles to the Atlantic. His story “Corporal Hardy,”published in November, 1938, was reprinted in O’ Brien’s The Best Short Stories of 1938 and in his Fifty Best American Short Stories and in various other anthologies and textbooks. In ”The Quid Pro Quo,”Mr. Danielson returns to the Corporal Hardy period and personalities.
Author, editor, and critic. RICHARD E. DANIELSON was for ten venrs the Editor of the Sportsman, and since 1940 has been President of The Atlantic Monthly Company. A lifelong student of George Washington, he gives us this thoughtful appraisal of the spacious, intimately detailed biography now being written by our foremost Southern historian. Douglas Southall Freeman, whose four-volume dejinitive life of Robert E. Lee was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1935 for the best American biography.