Seventy-five years after D-Day, the columns of World War II correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ernie Pyle resonate across the decades. Less than one year after reporting on the aftermath on Normandy Beachhead, Pyle was killed while covering the Battle of Okinawa in April 1945. The following columns and photographs were provided by the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum and Scripps Howard Foundation.

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NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 12, 1944 — Due to a last-minute alteration in the arrangements, I didn’t arrive on the beachhead until the morning af…

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NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 — I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France.

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