Battle of Okinawa In Pictures II


Ernie Pyle was a Pulitzer Prizewinning American journalist. On the photo with a tank crew from the 191st Tank Battalion US Army at the Anzio Beachhead in 1944. He was killed by enemy fire on Iejima during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. At the time of his death he was among the best-known American war correspondents.