1945 Pulitzer Prize
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1945.
- Public Service:
- Telegraphic Reporting (National):
- Telegraphic Reporting (International):
- Editorial Writing:
- George W. Potter of the Providence Journal-Bulletin for his editorials published during the calendar year 1944, especially for his editorials on the subject of freedom of the press.
- Editorial Cartooning:
- Sergeant Bill Mauldin of United Feature Syndicate, Inc. for distinguished service as a cartoonist, as exemplified by the cartoon entitled, Fresh, spirited American troops, flushed with victory, are bringing in thousands of hungry, ragged, battle-weary prisoners, in the series entitled, Up Front With Mauldin.
- Joe Rosenthal of Associated Press for his photograph of the Marines planting the American flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.
Letters, Drama and Music Awards
- Biography or Autobiography:
- The cartographers of the American press for maps of the war fronts that have helped notably to clarify and increase public information on the progress of the Armies and Navies engaged.