Tag: Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle on Omaha Beach

“There are two kinds of people who are staying on this beach: those who are dead and those who are going to die. Now let’s get the hell out of here.” Colonel George A. Taylor, commander 16th Infantry Regiment, Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944 Now that it is over it seems to me a pure

Ernie Pyle Remembers Clark Kent

  Withywindle at Athens and Jerusalem has a spectacular reminiscence by reporter Ernie Pyle of his encounters with Clark Kent during World War II: We were on a press plane flying from England down to North Africa just after the troops landed in forty two. The ride was bumpy and we were passing around a bottle of