Where Thousands Fell

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1995 - 346 Seiten
InWhere Thousands Fell, Fr. William J. Leonard recounts his experiences as a priest-professor who left his books and put on a uniform so that fighting men might not be without the support of religious faith and practice. He tells the story of indoctrination in Chaplain School, of his first awkward beginnings in a stateside camp, of life aboard a transport threatened by enemy submarines, of heat and malarial mosquitoes and incessant rain in a rear-echelon base deep in the jungles of New Guinea, of the bloody beach-head in the Philippines and the immense effort to mount in Manila the assault on the Japanese homeland, of peace at last and a grateful return to civilian life.
 

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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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Rev. William J. Leonard, S.J. was born and raised in Boston, entered the Society of Jesus, and was ordained a priest in 1937. A member of the Boston College Jesuit community since 1939, he taught in the theology department for some 34 years. From 1943 to 1946 he served as an Army Chaplain in the Southwest Pacific Theater.

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