In the Wednesday, Aug. 1, edition of the News-Banner, columnist Jessica Bricker talks about the legacy of Ernie Pyle leading up to his first national holiday on Friday. Learn more by picking up the Aug. 1 paper.

Below is a list of links she compiled of online resources about Pyle:

• If you’d like to learn more about Pyle or want to read his wartime columns, click here.

• There is also an Ernie Pyle Legacy Foundation that is active in various efforts nationwide.

• Click here to visit the website for the Ernie Pyle World Ware II Museum.

• To learn more about the travel course referenced in the column and to read dispatches from students in the course since 2008, click here.