Louis Zamperini dies aged 97

(AGI) - Los Angeles, July 3 - Former Olympic athlete and WorldWar II hero Louis Zamperini has died aged 97. The story of hisodyssey as a POW in the Pacific inspired the soon to bereleased film "Unbroken", directed by Angelina Jolie. His deathwas caused by pneumonia and he had been ill since the end ofMay. Angelina Joli said, "Meeting him enriched our lives, wewill miss him terribly." . .

(AGI) - Los Angeles, July 3 - Former Olympic athlete and WorldWar II hero Louis Zamperini has died aged 97. The story of hisodyssey as a POW in the Pacific inspired the soon to bereleased film "Unbroken", directed by Angelina Jolie. His deathwas caused by pneumonia and he had been ill since the end ofMay. Angelina Joli said, "Meeting him enriched our lives, wewill miss him terribly." . .