“The ‘G.I’s Best Friend’”

Ernest Taylor Pyle was perhaps one of the most well-known and, undoubtedly, most well-loved correspondents of the Second World War.

And yet, “Ernie” — as he was fondly known — remains one of the war’s most unsung and, undeniably, most iconic heroes.

Before Ernie committed himself to covering what he described as “the ugly truth of war and conflict”, he gained national recognition for his…

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