Nebraska Authors

Howard Silber

Born 1920-12-05 New York City, NY (USA)

Died 2012-08-22

Council Bluffs, IA (USA)
Oak Hills Cemetery

Long-time military affairs reporter at the Omaha World Herald from 1966. Silber served in World War II , earning the Purple Heart for combat in France. He joined the Omaha World-Herald in 1955. In 1957, Silber was the first journalist to fly in a B-52 bomber.

Places Lived

New York, NY
Omaha, NE (1955 -2012)

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Military Affairs; Omaha World-Herald Newspaper; Cold War Journalism


Baccalaureate, 1941, University of Alabama


Newspaper Reporter

Places Worked

Omaha World-Herald, 1955-1988


published articles in Omaha World-Herald

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