John Sack (March 24, 1930 – March 27, 2004) was an American literary journalist and war correspondent. He was the only journalist to cover each American war over half a century.[1]

Biography

Sack was born to a Jewish family in New York City. His work appeared in such periodicals as Harper's, The Atlantic, Esquire and The New Yorker. He was a war correspondent in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and the former Yugoslavia.

A correspondent and later a bureau chief for CBS News in Spain, he authored ten books, including the controversial title, An Eye for an Eye: The Untold Story of Jewish Revenge Against Germans in 1945, which described cases of persecution of Germans by Jews in post-World-War II Polish internment camps.[2][3]

Death

He died on March 27, 2004, three days after his 74th birthday, from prostate cancer in San Francisco, California, according to his New York Times obituary. He was survived by a sister, Lois Edelstein.

Publications

References

  1. ^ Blog of Death: John Sack entry; April 02, 2004 at the Wayback Machine (archived June 8, 2004) by Jade Walker.
  2. ^ [1] The New York Times, "John Sack, 74, Correspondent Who Reported From Battlefields", 31 March 2004]
  3. ^ An Eye for An Eye: The Story of Jews Who Sought Revenge for the Holocaust. Sack, John. (ISBN 978-0967569109)

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