Friday, July 21, 2017

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899. He worked as a journalist during the Spanish Civil War as well as being on the ship near Normandy during the D-Day.

While being a great novelist, he was also fond of hunting. His gun collection has been documented in the book.

Hemingway's Guns- The Sporting Arms of Ernest Hemingway
by Roger Sanger, Silvio Calabi, and Steve Helsley

American Rifleman has an article from Feb. 2017

Photo of Hemingway from famous photographer R Capa during he Spanish Civil War

There are quite a few photos of him with guns

Unfortunately, Hemingway museum in Key West is closing at the end of year.