Bill Mauldin

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Birthday
29, 1921
Birthplace
Mountain Park, NM
Death Date
Jan 22, 2003 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1921
Birthplace
Mountain Park, NM
Death Date
Jan 22, 2003 (81)

About

Cartoonist of realistic infantrymen Willie and Joe during WWII. Over the course of his career, he won two Pulitzer Prizes for his work in editorial cartooning.

Before Fame

He entered the Arizona National Guard in 1940, where he joined the U.S. Army.

Trivia

For his army cartoons, he was presented with the Legion of Merit Award.

Family Life

He had eight children across three marriages. His children are Bruce, Time, Andy, David, Johm, Nathaniel, Kaja and Sam.

Associated With

He made fun of George Patton once for saying that he wanted his soldiers to be clean shaven at all times.