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  • Published 2014

“Personality and Color into Everything He Does”: Henry Rose (1899–1958)—Journalist, Celebrity, and the Forgotten Man of the Munich Disaster

@article{Dee2014PersonalityAC,
  title={“Personality and Color into Everything He Does”: Henry Rose (1899–1958)—Journalist, Celebrity, and the Forgotten Man of the Munich Disaster},
  author={David Gareth Dee},
  journal={Journal of Sport History},
  year={2014},
  volume={41},
  pages={425 - 445}
}
This article analyzes the life, career, and death of British-Jewish sports journalist Henry Rose (1899–1958), killed in the Munich air disaster of 1958 alongside Manchester United football club officials, players, and several other passengers. Rose may well be the “forgotten” man of the disaster, yet his story illuminates a great deal about contemporary British sport, society, and culture. He was a celebrity of his time, primarily due to his being at the vanguard of a revolution in British… CONTINUE READING

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