Ernie Pyle Manuscript
Scope and Contents
Typed manuscript of a series of war stories published in 1943 and 1944 titled Brave Men. The manuscript has annotations and corrections made by an unknown editor. A catalogued copy of Brave Men is also available in the TCU circulating collection.
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- Pyle, Ernie, (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Ernest Taylor “Ernie” Pyle was an American journalist known for his reporting on World War II for the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain. Pyle reported on the war from Europe and the Pacific. His columns had an informal approach and he wrote from the perspective of the common solider. Pyle’s popular column had a wide following and won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1944. Among his most widely read and reprinted columns is "The Death of Captain Waskow." His wartime writings are preserved in four books: Ernie Pyle in England, Here Is Your War, Brave Men, and Last Chapter. Ernie Pyle was killed by machine gun fire on the island of Iejima, northwest of Okinawa, on April 18, 1945.
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