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ISBN10: 0826218385 ISBN13: 9780826218384 DDC: 940.54/1273092 LCC: D811


The story of an Austrian refugee who earned an American law degree in 1941, but a year later was drafted into the U.S. Army. Heller's account of those years recalls how he adjusted to military life and then how he later resumed his academic career only to be recalled to active duty for the Korean War.


Includes index. "Home is the place where... when you come to it, they have to take you in" -- From schnitzels to barbeque -- Finis Austriae -- Fort Bragg, North Carolina -- Oahu, Territory of Hawaii -- Camp Caves, Queensland, Australia -- Goodenough Island and Hollandia, New Guinea -- Leyte, Philippine Islands -- Mindoro and Mindanao, Philippine Islands -- Okayama and Himeji, Japan -- Fukuoka, Japan -- Around the world in sixty days -- Reprise: Fort Bragg again -- Fort Leavenworth, Kansas -- Epilogue: Serendipity or good fortune.


  • LCC: D811
  • Dewey Decimal: 940.54/1273092

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xiii, 190 p. ; 24 cm.


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