Pyle Wrote Life Story in Blood With GI's He Loved, Says Closest Friend Who Encouraged His Career

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Newspaper article about the death and legacy of Ernie Pyle, a war correspondent who was recently killed in the war. Included is a cartoon depicting a typewriter next to a helmet with initials "E.P." and a caption that reads "'Brave Man:' Bill Mauldin, the soldiers' favorite artist, has drawn a cartoon in memory of Ernie Pyle, the soldier's favorite correspondent."

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[1] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Miller, Lee April 23, 1945.

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Newspaper article about the death and legacy of Ernie Pyle, a war correspondent who was recently killed in the war. Included is a cartoon depicting a typewriter next to a helmet with initials "E.P." and a caption that reads "'Brave Man:' Bill Mauldin, the soldiers' favorite artist, has drawn a cartoon in memory of Ernie Pyle, the soldier's favorite correspondent."

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[1] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Miller, Lee. Pyle Wrote Life Story in Blood With GI's He Loved, Says Closest Friend Who Encouraged His Career, article, April 23, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth616807/: accessed April 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.