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 Ernie Pyle: America's Most Treasured Reporter

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Pyle was a WWI Veteran who received the Purple heart
Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist and a Buddy to the 77th Inf. Div

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Ernie Pyle's Grave Punch-Bowl Memorial Cemetery Hawaii
Photos used with Permission George Krauss
Historical Photo: Okinawa 1945
Photo used with Permission Ronald Moody

Three 77th Infantry Division sound taps over the newly built Ernie Pyle marker
Marker courtesy of the 1118th Combat Engineer Group; US Army Photo
(Photo Used with Permission Military Archives Photo)

 
The Ernie Pyle Memorial on Ie Shima Island 1954
Photo Courtesy of Curtis D. Craig

 
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Ie Shima Island with the Okinawan Coast line below the clouds
by the US taking Ie Shima; the Japanese were denied an airbus in the area
and a staging point from which to launch a counter offensive. This is the Island
where Reporter Ernie Pyle was killed.
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