By Lewis H. Carlson,Richard M. Bassett,Lewis H Carlson
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Whilst Richard Bassett back from Korea on convalescent depart in 1953, he set down his studies in education, wrestle, and captivity. Then he placed the memoir away and attempted to omit. greater than 20 years later, hospitalized for acute submit aggravating pressure affliction, he once more confronted his own demons.
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