Marching toward the Guam invasion, July 9, 1944

 

 

Fighting in France and Italy was getting the lion's share of attention as the Guam invasion loomed ahead, but stories about the action in Saipan were continuing in the states.

 

Meanwhile, Ernie Pyle, arguably the most famous of the many World War II correspondents was on the front page of hundreds of small town and city newspapers, giving friends and families a taste of the reality of combat. Pyle, covering the European war at this time,  would later die during the fighting on a small island off Okinawa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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