Cornelius Ryan (5 June 1920 – 23 November 1974) was an Irish-American journalist and author. He was known for writing popular military history. He wrote about World War II events: The Longest Day: 6 June 1944 D-Day (1959), The Last Battle (1966), and A Bridge Too Far (1974). He was born in Dublin.
Ryan died on 23 November 1974 in New York City from prostate cancer, aged 54.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Milestones. – TIME. – 9 December 1974. – Retrieved: 22 June 2008
Other websites[change | change source]
- Cornelius Ryan Collection of World War II Papers – Ohio University Libraries
- The Reporter Whom Time Forgot by Michael Shapiro, Columbia Journalism Review