When Wars Were Won

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Stones Point Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Fiction - 269 pages
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Hugh Aaron, AB'51 Author From the author: "After 40 years, a professor of English returns to the Philippines yearning for the unity, spirit and optimism he knew as a 19 year old member of a Seabee ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Crossing
7
Adjusting
22
Lessons in Chutzpah
33
Settled In
47
A Good Man for the Battalion
52
Springtime in New Guinea
62
In a Class by Himself
70
XTV Reunion and Departure
138
The Making of a Hero
148
Living the Good Life
156
Fires of Love and Death
168
Hospitality GI Style
183
XK Hospitality Filipino Style
190
Cant Anything Go Right?
200
A Weekend of Discovery
209

The Landing and Soon After
83
Problems at the Top and Bottom
94
Changing Careers
98
Folly and Error
109
A Rebel in Our Midst
122
A Truly Memorable Evening
135
Ninas Story
222
Love and Friendship
235
XXTV Drinking From a Small Cup
242
The Last Goodbye
251
Epilogue The End Is the Beginning
263
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