Robert Post
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

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Name: Robert Post
Category: Journalist

Person Summary:

Robert Post (1910-1943).American journalist for the New York Times during WWII. He reported from Britain during 1940. A member of The Writing 69th group of trained US Air Force Bombers,he died during a bombing run over Germany in 1943.

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Years of Residence: 1940 - 1940
Source: The Writing 69th: Civilian War Correspondents Accompany a U.S. Bombing Raid On Germany During WWII (By Jim Hamilton)

Residence Summary:

Robert Post (1910-1943),American journalist with The New York Times,stayed and reported with a team from the Savoy in 1940 during the Battle of Britain & the Blitz.

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The Savoy Hotel
Strand
Westminster
London
WC2R 0EU
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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