He was a correspondent to the London Daily Hearld and was killed in the March 25, 1944 crash of a U.S. transport plane in India which claimed the lives of nine men, including British General Orde Charles Wingate. They were originally buried near the crash scene in India, but were moved to a common grave in Section 12 of Arlington National Cemetery on November 10, 1950.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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