Lord, Walter Jr.

Born: Oct 08, 1917 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

1917 - Born on October 8th in Baltimore, Maryland.

1955 - Walter Lord wrote the definitive book on the sinking of the Titanic. "A Night to Remember" is a riveting account of the tragedy and heroism of that fateful April night.

1957 - He followed that book with other historical narratives, including Day of Infamy, about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

1982-1986 - Wrote "The Miracle of Dunkirk" and "The Night Lives On".

2002 - Walter Lord died of Parkinson’s Disease at age 84 on May 19th.
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