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Herman Wouk
Wouk in Jerusalem, 1955
Wouk in Jerusalem, 1955
Born (1915-05-27)May 27, 1915
New York City, U.S.
Died May 17, 2019(2019-05-17) (aged 103)
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Occupation Author
Education Townsend Harris High School
Alma mater Columbia University
Period 1941–2019
Notable works
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Winds of War
  • War and Remembrance
  • This is My God
Betty Sarah Brown
(m. 1945; died 2011)
Children 3
Relatives Victor Wouk (brother)
Military career
Service/branch  United States Navy
Years of service 1942–1946
Rank Lieutenant
  • World War II (Pacific Theater)
    • New Georgia Campaign
    • Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign
    • Mariana and Palau Islands campaign
    • Battle of Luzon
      • Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
    • Battle of Okinawa

Herman Wouk (May 27, 1915 – May 17, 2019) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer. He was from New York City, New York. Wouk had written many books including The Caine Mutiny. He won Pulitzer Prize award in 1952.

Wouk died in his sleep at his home in Palm Springs, California on May 17, 2019, 10 days before his 104th birthday.

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