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Allen, Laurence Edmund

Date of birth:
October 19th, 1908 (Mount Savage/Maryland, United States)
Date of death:
May 12th, 1975
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Associated Press
Awarded on:
1942
"For his stories of the activities of the British Mediterranean Fleet, written as an accredited correspondent attached to the fleet."
The Pulitzer Prize
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
"For defending Freedom of Press as Prisoner of War."
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1947
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Period:
First Indochina War (1946-1954)
Awarded on:
1952

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