«In memory of Ernie Pyle 1945» is engraved on the front of the Zippo. Pyle was the best-known American war correspondent. He was killed by gun fire on April 15th of 1945 in Okinawa. Only some hundred pieces were manufactured and given to the crew of the USS Cabot.
Ernie Pyle – Mint Condition
- Model: three barrel hinge, round bottom
- Year: 1944 - 45
- Status: in collection