The Press: To & from Ernie

To his new-won Pulitzer prize (TIME, May 8) Ernie Taylor Pyle last week added new kudos:

¶ Sigma Delta Chi's Raymond Clapper Memorial Award for distinguished war correspondence.

¶ Designation by the Sons of Indiana as "Hoosier of 1944."

¶ The House Military Affairs Committee's approval of his suggested bill to give soldiers 50% extra pay for combat service.

These were sufficient reasons to clinch slight, earnest Ernie Pyle's claim to the title of No. 1 war correspondent. But last week, as nearly every week, he provided another. Arriving in London from the Anzio beachhead,...

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