“Once we have war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.”
Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899 to 1961)
An American novelist and short-story writer who served in World War I (in 1918 as an ambulance driver in the Italian Army) and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time. He also served as a war correspondent in the Spanish Civil War and World War II.
He was renowned for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Old Man and the Sea, which won the 1953 Pulitzer. In 1954, Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
He committed suicide on 02 July 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho.