ARLINGTON, Va., May 21 -- More than a dozen journalists from United Press and the International News Service, which merged in 1958 to form UPI, are listed on the newly dedicated Freedom Forum Journalists Memorial. Below is a list of the fallen correspondents with the place and year they were killed:
Webb Miller, United Press, 1940. Killed in a London train accident during a blackout from Nazi bombing raids.
Harry Percy, United Press, 1942. Died of malaria in Egypt while covering British 8th Army campaign in North Africa.
Jack Singer, International News, 1942. Died in the Solomon Islands when Japanese torpedoes sank the USS Wasp, a Navy aircraft carrier he was aboard.
Brydon Taves, United Press, 1943. Killed in New Guinea when his plane crashed as it was carrying him to cover the Marine landing on New Britain.
John Andrew, United Press, 1944. Died in a plane crash in India while covering Allied operations in China, Burma and India.
John Frankish, United Press, 1944. Killed in a Belgium village during an artillery battle.
John Cashman, International News, 1945. Died on Okinawa when a bomber he was riding in crashed.
Frank Emery, International News, 1950. Killed with 10 other reporters when a military transport plane crashed in Japan.
Ken Inouye, International News, 1950. Killed in the crash with Emery.
Ray Richards, International News, 1950. Perished when the North Korean army overran a U.S. post.
Gene Symonds, United Press, 1955. Died after being beaten by a mob in Singapore during widespread rioting.
Norman Montellier, UPI, 1958. Killed during a crash at Westover Air Force Base in Massachusetts as a jet tanker was attempting to set a New York-London non-stop record.
Hiromishi Mine, UPI, 1968. Killed in Vietnam when the armored personnel carrier he was riding in hit a land mine.
Charles Eggleston, UPI, 1968. Died while covering street fighting in Saigon.
Kyoshi Sawada, UPI, 1970. Was repeatedly shot by Vietnamese or local communists while driving in Cambodia. Won 1966 Pulitzer Prize for news photography.
Frank Frosch, UPI, 1970. Cambodia bureau chief killed with Sawada.
Kent Potter, UPI, 1971. Died with three other photographers when the helicopter they were in was shot down over Laos.