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Karen A. Wyle kawyle at att.net
Fri Jan 7 16:44:29 GMT 2022


 My father would have loved that story! It so fits the army as he knew it. For example, he was 5'6" and around 130 pounds soaking wet, with no sense of direction to speak of -- so they gave him a particularly heavy weapon and made him a scout.
Karen
    On Friday, January 7, 2022, 11:41:36 AM EST, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:  
 
Fredric Pohl didn’t need to fight in WWII.  He lived in an area of NYC that had lots of Chinese volunteers so he wouldn’t have been drafted.  But eventually he volunteered anyway.  The army trained him for cold weather fighting, removed all of his fillings and replaced them with fillings designed for cold weather—and sent him to North Africa...
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