‘Scoop of the Century’ Correspondent Dies

Veteran British War Correspondent, Clare Hollingworth, Has Died Aged 105.

LEICESTER-BORN Hollingworth was responsible for breaking the news of the invasion of Poland, the event which sparked the Second World War and defined her long career. Born on 10 October 1911 her idyllic farmyard upbringing was were overshadowed by the German bombing of Loughborough during the Great War, the aftermath of which she travelled to witness after seeing the aircraft pass over her parent’s farm.

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