Some day I’d like to cover a war in a country as ugly as war itself.
Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
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Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
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|3rd August, 1900
|18th April, 1945
Ernest Taylor Pyle was born in Indiana, United States. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning American journalist. As a roving correspondent for the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain, he earned wide acclaim for his accounts of ordinary people in rural America, and later, of ordinary American soldiers during World War II. His syndicated column ran in more than 300 newspapers nationwide. He was killed by enemy fire on Iejima during the Battle of Okinawa. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944 for his spare, poignant accounts of "dogface" infantry soldiers from a first-person perspective. He served as a reporter for the tabloid newspaper, The Washington Daily News. In 1926 he tired of working at a desk and quit his job. In 1928 he returned to the The Washington Daily News, and for the following four years served as the country's first and best-known aviation columnist. In 1932 Pyle once again became managing editor of the The Washington Daily News. He wrote several books include: Brave men, Here is your war, Ernie's war, Home Country, and Ernie Pyle's Southwest.
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