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Harrison Forman

Given NameHarrison
Born15 Jun 1904
Died31 Jan 1978
CountryUnited States


ww2dbaseHarrison Forman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. in 1904. As a photographer and journalist, he worked for the publications The New York Times and National Geographic. In 1937, he served as the Tibetan technical expert on Frank Capra's 1937 adventure film "Lost Horizon". During WW2, he worked primarily in China, publishing many books and capturing thousands of photographs. He passed away in New York, United States in 1978. His wife, Sandra Carlyle Forman, gifted many of his writings and photographs to the libraries of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1987.

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Last Major Revision: Nov 2020

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15 Jun 1904 Harrison Forman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.
21 Aug 1937 Photographer Harrison Forman boarded USS Augusta in Shanghai, China to document the event in which an errant Chinese anti-aircraft shell killed one American sailor and wounded 18 others.
31 Jan 1978 Harrison forman passed away in New York, New York, United States.

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