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Ernie Pyle

Ernie PyleAKA Ernest Taylor Pyle

Born: 3-Aug-1900
Birthplace: Dana, IN
Died: 18-Apr-1945
Location of death: Ie Shima Island, Ryukyu Islands
Cause of death: War
Remains: Buried, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Scripps-Howard war correspondent

Military service: US Navy (WWI, three months)

Father: William C. Pyle
Mother: Maria
Wife: Geraldine Siebolds (m. 25-Jul-1925, div. 1942)
Wife: Geraldine Siebolds (remarried, m. 10-Mar-1943, until his death)

    University: Indiana University Bloomington (no degree)

    Pulitzer Prize 1944
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
    Shot: Battle 18-Apr-1945
    Risk Factors: Ophidiophobia, Smoking

Is the subject of books:
Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II, 1997, BY: James Tobin

Author of books:
Ernie Pyle in England (1941, columns)
Here is Your War (1943, columns)
Brave Men (1944, columns)
Last Chapter (1946, columns)



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