Death of Pearl reporter.
HUGH Lytle, whose teletype message provided the world with the first account of the attack on Pearl Harbour, has died. He was 100.
Lytle, the Honolulu correspondent for the Associated Press and a reserve army officer, was awakened a·wak·en
tr. & intr.v. a·wak·ened, a·wak·en·ing, a·wak·ens
To awake; waken. See Usage Note at wake1.
[Middle English awakenen, from Old English by the army on December 7, 1941 as Japanese planes bombed the US fleet.
He quickly left for his AP office where he filed a brief account of the attack in progress, then reported for military duty with the army.
He died in California and is survived by his son and grandson Grandson (gräNsôN`), Ger. Grandsee, town (1990 pop. 2,473), Vaud canton, W Switzerland, at the southwestern end of the Lake of Neuchâtel. .