The New York Times ran a correction this week where the copy desk misspelled a person’s name in a photograph.
The photograph ran in the Times June 8th, 1944.
Here’s the correction, listed in Tuesday’s NYT:
A caption on June 8, 1944, with a photograph of Army officers at mess on the
Pacific front, misspelled the given name of the first officer seated at the left
side of the table. He was Col. Girard B. Troland of New London, Conn. — not
Gerand. The error was called to the attention of the editors by his grandson