World War II

FROM WEHRMACHT TO U.S. ARMY

n late 1968, I was in my final weeks of Infantry Officers’ Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, when I was unexpectedly summoned to meet two army investigators in civilian clothes. My infantry classmates were destined for combat duty in Vietnam, while I—a

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