Byron Darnton

Journalist, Deceased Person

1897 – 1942

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Who was Byron Darnton?

Byron Darnton was an American reporter and war correspondent for the New York Times in the Pacific theater during World War II.

He was killed in 1942 by a bomb dropped from an American B-25 Mitchell bomber, the tenth American war correspondent killed in action in the war. Darnton's work in reporting on the war in the Pacific was respected by military officials, including General Douglas MacArthur, who personally reported Darnton’s passing to the Times and Darnton’s widow.

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Born
Nov 8, 1897
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Michigan
Died
Oct 18, 1942

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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