Clare Hollingworth dies aged 105: who broke the news of World War II passes away in Hong Kong

Clare Hollingworth, the Daily Telegraph correspondent who broke the news of World War Two, has died in Hong Kong aged 105.

The British journalist was hailed for her “scoop of the century” after she spotted German tanks on the Polish border in August 1939.

“We are sad to announce that after an illustrious career spanning a century of news, celebrated war correspondent Clare Hollingworth died this evening in Hong Kong,” a spokesman for the Celebrating Clare Hollingworth group said in a statement on Facebook on Tuesday.

“We are very sad to hear about Clare’s passing. She was a tremendous inspiration to us all and a treasured member of our club,” said Tara Joseph, the FCC president.

Summary of the Daily Telegraph

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