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Ernest Hemingway Pictogram: A Get-well Card From The Author's WWI Drinking Buddies

12/06/2012 09:52 am 09:52:54

Nineteen-year-old Ernest Hemingway served as a volunteer Red Cross ambulance driver during World War I. He was gravely wounded only a few months after his arrival in Europe; his recovery in a Milanese hospital and his relationship with his nurse, Agnes von Kurowsky, inspired his 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms.

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