Herman Wouk

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Herman Wouk
Wouk in Jerusalem, 1955
Wouk in Jerusalem, 1955
Born(1915-05-27)May 27, 1915
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
DiedMay 17, 2019(2019-05-17) (aged 103)
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Resting placeBeth David Cemetery, Elmont, New York, U.S.
OccupationAuthor
EducationTownsend Harris High School
Alma materColumbia University
Period1941–2015
Notable works
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Winds of War
  • War and Remembrance
  • This is My God
Spouse
Betty Sarah Brown
(m. 1945; died 2011)
Children3
RelativesVictor Wouk (brother)
Military career
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service1942–1946
RankLieutenant
Battles/wars
Website
www.hermanwouk.com

Herman Wouk (May 27, 1915 – May 17, 2019) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer. He was from New York City, New York. Wouk had written many books including The Caine Mutiny. He won Pulitzer Prize award in 1952.[1]

Wouk was Orthodox Jewish and was known for his defence of religion, tradition, American patriotism and the Military.

Wouk died in his sleep at his home in Palm Springs, California on May 17, 2019, 10 days before his 104th birthday.[2]

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