By Robert Kotlowitz
During this memoir of his reviews as a teenage infantryman within the US 3rd military in the course of international battle II, Kotlowitz brings to lifestyles the harrowing tale of the bloodbath of his platoon in northeastern France, within which he--by taking part in dead--was the one one to outlive. 208 pp. 15,000 print.
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Hamilton, New York, to Pierre Dupong, Luxembourg, 11 August 1939, File 17/0001–03 AE ANLux. 7. Ambassador Davies had later occasion to vouch for Waller’s “ability, good judgment and effectiveness” and the great service he rendered to Luxembourg, together with testimonials from Mr. ” Joseph E. Davies, Washington, to Sumner [Welles], 21 December 1940, Memorandum, Welles Papers, Office Corr. 1940, Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library, Hyde Park, NY. 8. 00/1363 MP M982/4 RG59 NARA. 9. 0011/492 MP M982/10 RG59 NARA.
Indb C 3/19/12 8:30 AM First Waller home in Luxembourg, site of many July 4th celebrations. Rue des Glacis, Waller residence from 1938. indb D 3/19/12 8:30 AM Sketch of Waller appearing in the Escher Tageblatt 6 July 1936, recounting the Independence Day reception at his home. lu. S. Legation. indb E 3/19/12 8:30 AM Michael Foog. Copyright courtesy of Foog Family Private Collection. To deal with the flood of applications, Waller often typed visa information himself. Copyright courtesy of Foog Family Private Collection.
19 In 1919 Her Royal Highness espoused Her cousin, His Royal Highness Felix, Prince of Bourbon-Parma, whom She created prince of Luxembourg the day before the marriage. ”20 Ascending the throne in 1919, the Grand Duchess Charlotte gave to Luxembourgers two years later their hearts’ desire—a prince, heir to the throne, proudly bearing the name of his great ancestor, that noble ruler of Luxembourg, John the Blind, count of Luxembourg, king of Bohemia, who heroically fell at the Battle of Crecy in 1346.