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What I find fascinating here is the evolution of Sumner's career and the way he invents it as he goes along: his constant optimism and persistence. How he parlays his high school German after the German surrender of May 8, 1945 into an assignment with the US Military Government in Germany where he ultimately plays a significant role becoming a local prosecutor sending Germans on to the Nuremberg trials. He is young then, just about twenty. But he has already had experiences few of us have in a life time. At 12 he had stepped on a drowned body in the shallow waters of a Boston Beach; in 1942 he had helped carry bodies out of the inferno of the famous Cocoanut Grove fire; later, after Pearl Harbor, he had volunteered into the US army. In 1944 he had witnessed a young German prisoner killed with a riffle butt by an enraged American GI. He had been in combat and had been wounded in December 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge, had been saved in the Ardennes Forest by buddies and medics. All this gave him considerable self knowledge.Read more ›
I feel comfortable calling him "A Man for All Seasons" and his Journal "a book for all readers."A Filmmaker's Journal
of creativity and multiple accomplishments following his miraculous WWII survival
in the Battle Of The Bulge. Even more so, his subsequent professional career in
education at three of the nation's top universities, and as a major documentary
filmmaker, is extraordinary.
But, what makes this eBook so exciting and important, is that it is the state-of-
the-art in publishing technology. For example, Mr. Glimcher has produced 22 great
documentaries, and you can actually see live video previews of each one by simply
tapping the arrow icons on your iPad, Kindle or Nook.
And, there are also dozens of his marvellous photos of production locations
and travel adventures, that spring to full screen with just a touch.
This eBook is a Must Buy--not only for your own enjoyment, but to show
all of your family and friends.
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