Ernie Pyle

from a "worm"s-eye view"
  • 231 Pages
  • 3.93 MB
SR Books , Wilmington, Del
Pyle, Ernie, -- 1900-1945, War correspondents -- United States -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Journa
Other titlesFrom a "worm"s-eye view", Human tradition in America between the wars, 1920-1945., Western Collection.
StatementDonald W. Whisenhunt.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 217-231 ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13630313M

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Leather Bound On a Wing and a Prayer: The Aviation. THIS is the final book of Ernie Pyle’s war reporting. Ernie Pyle book After Africa, Italy, and D-Day on the European continent, Pyle took it the hard way again. There was still the Pacific war to win, and where the fighting was Ernie had to go, soul-sick though he was with the thousands of scenes of death and destruction he had already witnessed.

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Brave Men by Pyle, Ernie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Books by Ernie Pyle. compiled by Professor Owen V. Johnson. Ernie Pyle was the author of five books.

All of them were based on his columns, although the columns were edited in such a way that the books read like books. Ernie Pyle was the most celebrated war correspondent of World War II.

In his newspaper column, which ran in papers and was read by 40 million Americans, Pyle raised the footslogging “GI Joe” to near-heroic status.

“They were straw spun into gold,” writes James Tobin in Ernie Pyle’s War (The Free Press, New York,$25).Author: Historynet Staff. One of Ernie Pyle's assignment was the 34th Infantry Division while in Italy. So these writings of war time happenings & hardships were a window in what my My Dad gave my 2 sisters & I each a copy of this book and he wrote in the cover that this book brings back many memories and the many hardships they endured during the Italian fighting /5.

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Square, solid copy with large book plate on front pastedown, clean off-white pages, some wear on spine ends and cover corner tips. Seller Inventory # ptrv More information about this seller | Contact this seller James Tobin won the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography for Ernie Pyle’s War and the J.

Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for ed at the University of Michigan, where he earned a PhD in history, he teaches narrative nonfiction in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film at Book Edition: Reissue. The Home Country is a collection of articles written by the columnist Ernie Pyle for Scripps-Howard Newspapers between and It was compiled and published in by William Sloan Associates, Inc., after his death in Background.

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Pyle, tired of his desk editing job, badgered the Scripps-Howard syndicate for a road job. Based on some other articles that he. Ernie's War: The Best of Ernie Pyle's World War II Dispatches (G K Hall Large Print Book Series): ISBN () Hardcover, G.

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Ernie Pyle was one of the most effective and well known battlefield correspondents of World War II. Pyle's on-the-spot reporting gave the American public a firsthand view of what war was like for their boys on the front lines he followed American service men into the trenches, battlefield combats, field hospitals, and war ravaged cities of Europe.5/5(4).

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On these pages is a selection of his wartime columns in. From Detroit News reporter Tobin, the definitive biography of this country's great WW II war correspondent. There was little in Ernie Pyle's background to suggest greatness. Born in in Indiana to an unsuccessful farmer, Pyle grew into a small, quiet man with a tendency to hypochondria.

He dropped out of Indiana University in to accept a job as a reporter for. James Tobin won the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography for Ernie Pyle’s War and the J.

Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for ed at the University of Michigan, where he earned a PhD in history, he teaches narrative nonfiction in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film at /5(6).

Last Chapter, first published inis war correspondent Ernie Pyle's final book of his experiences in World War Africa, Italy, and D-Day on the European continent, Pyle's accounts provided an intimate, honest look at the life of Author: Ernie Pyle.

Documentary about Ernie Pyle, the World War II correspondent who was embedded with American troops from Africa to Sicily to Normandy and the South Pacific. Pyle personalized war reporting.

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Tobin talked about his new book, [Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II], published Alfred A. Knopf. His book examines war correpsondent Ernie Pyle's life. The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist (–45) collected his work from WWII in two bestselling volumes, this second published ina year before Pyle was killed by a sniper’s bullet on Okinawa.

In his fine introduction to this new edition, G. Kurt Piehler (History/Univ. of Tennessee at Knoxville) celebrates Pyle’s “dense, descriptive style” and his Author: Ernie Pyle. From Northern Ireland, Ernie Pyle went on to London, then North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and France.

(2) His dispatches from the front won him fame in Europe and back home. His book, Here Is Your War, about the campaign in North Africa, was published in For his reporting, Pyle was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Ernie Pyle (Ernest Taylor Pyle), –, American journalist, b.

Dana, Ind. After working (–32) as a reporter, an editor, and an aviation writer, he became managing editor of the Washington Daily News. In he began writing a column syndicated by the Scripps-Howard chain to about newspapers. Read this book on Questia.

It was an extraordinary thing, and it may seem an incredible one some day after all of Ernie Pyle's contemporaries have made their exits, but it is true that the life and work of this newspaperman had an enormous impact on millions of Americans.

Directed by William A. Wellman. With Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Freddie Steele, Wally Cassell. During WW2, Pulitzer prize winner and war correspondent Ernie Pyle joins the army and writes articles about his comrades in his daily columns/10(K).

Ernie Pyle’s book Brave Men was published seventy years Men is divided into four sections. The first covers the invasion of Sicily and subsequent campaign there between June and September of The second is devoted to the Italian campaign from December of to April of   Ernie Pyle, byname of Ernest Taylor Pyle, (born Aug.

3,near Dana, Ind., U.S.—died ApIe Shima, Ryukyu Islands), American journalist who was one of the most famous war correspondents of World War II. Pyle studied journalism at Indiana University and left school to become a reporter for a small-town newspaper.

Later, after various editorial. Ernie Pyle is another revered Hoosier native and IU student. About three years ago, a sculpture of him by Harold "Tuck" Langland was placed outside Franklin Hall. Similar to that of Hoagy Carmichael, an open seat across from him encourages audience interaction with the statue -- which happens to be a perfect seat for reading a book!.

Ernie Pyle (–45) was a revered war correspondent in Europe and the South Pacific during the Second World War.

He is the author of Brave Men, available in a Bison Books Kelly is a retired veteran Washington correspondent and the author of nine books on military subjects, including Meeting the Fox: The Allied Invasion of Africa, From Operation Torch to /5(77).

Tobin, author of a biography, "Ernie Pyle's War," and Owen V. Johnson, an Indiana University professor who collects Pyle-related correspondence, said .NEW MEXICO STATUTES AND CODES. Section - August 3rd designated Ernie Pyle Day. In appreciation of the splendid work as a writer and war correspondent, and the great credit reflected upon the state of New Mexico by Ernie Pyle, one of her outstanding citizens, his birthday, August 3rd, of each year, is hereby designated as Ernie Pyle Day, upon which Author: Shana Morris.