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First name:  William

Last name:  Moore

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Correspondent
  • Media outlet:  Associated Press
  • Type of media:  news agency
  • Born:  United States

  • Died:  30 July 1950 South Korea


Killed while helping US soldiers hit by North Korean gunfire. His body was found five years later. He was the first journalist to describe North Korean atrocities, including the execution of US soldiers.

  • Aged 40.
    Returns to Korea as correspondent after serving there as army officer.
    Joins AP in Denver.


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