Clare Hollingworth , Clare Hollingworth’s 106th birthday Google Doodle
Today Google search engine celebrating Clare Hollingworth’s 106th birthday in UK. Australia and few countries on homepage. she was an English journalist and author and was the first war correspondent to report the outbreak of World War II. It described as “the scoop of the century”.
Today’s Doodle offers a glimpse into the mind of one of the world’s most inspirational and pioneering journalists, Clare Hollingworth a woman so keen for adventure, she kept her passport within an arm’s length at all times, just in case.
She stood up alone across the border between Germany and Poland, traveling from Poland to Germany as a reporter of the clare hollingworth biography 1939 Daily Telegraph a day that blew up the screen of Hessian a day when the day when the beginning of the Second World War blew up While doing so, I found a German army gathered at the Polish border and reported it. Three days later she reported for the first time a German invasion of Poland.
Hollingworth had been working as a Telegraph journalist for less than a week when she was sent to Poland to report on worsening tensions in Europe. She persuaded the British Consul-General in Katowice, John Anthony Thwaites, to lend her his chauffeured car for a fact-finding mission into Germany.
Awards and honours
In 1962, Hollingworth won Woman Journalist of the Year for her reporting of the civil war in Algeria (Hannen Swaffer Awards, UK). And She won the James Cameron Award for Journalism (1994) In 1999 she received a lifetime achievement award from the UK television programme. What the Papers Say.In 1982, she was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to journalism.
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In commemoration of the gust of wind that led to her first scoop in 1939. We are blowing out the candles for what would be Clare’s 106th birthday.