Sir William Howard Russell Passed Away 1907

#OnThisDay 1907 Sir William Howard Russell, the first modern war reporter passed away. Russell, from Tallaght reported on conflicts from the Crimean War, the American Civil War to the Franco-Prussian War. Russell invented the term ‘Thin Red Line’ at Balaclava.

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