Saul Levitt (March 13, 1911 – 1977) was an American playwright and author, best known for his successful play The Andersonville Trial, based on MacKinlay Kantor's Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel Andersonville. Levitt's play was later made into an Emmy award-winning movie.
Levitt served with the United States Army Air Corps in World War II as a B-17 bomber crewman with the 100th Bomb Group, flying missions against the Third Reich out of Thorpe Abbotts, UK. Early in his tour, he was severely injured in a traffic accident and was transferred to the reporting staff of Yank magazine, where he wrote and published a number of articles about his group's experiences flying and fighting in the war.
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