In Different Worlds From POW to PHD - The Story of a Remarkable Life

In Different Worlds From POW to PHD - The Story of a Remarkable Life

by Dankwart Koehler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615501987
Publisher: Koehler, Dankwart
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dankwart Koehler grew up in Germany during the Hitler era and WWII. At age 18, he became a prisoner of war in France for 3 1/2 years. After his studies of electrical engineering, including one year as an exchange student in Atlanta, he emigrated to the United States.

Table of Contents

Prologue vii

Part I

1 Ebingen, 1926 1

2 Early Years in Heilbronn 7

3 Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany 18

4 Growing Up 21

5 World War II 57

6 Prisoner of War 95

Part II

7 Beginning a Second Life 153

8 Exchange Student in America 180

9 Back in Germany 202

10 Atlanta, Georgia 221

11 Bell Telephone Laboratories 234

12 Switzerland 254

13 Return to the United States 268

14 Photography 290

15 Three Years in Belgium 300

16 Back Again in New Jersey 308

17 Retirement Life 313

Appendix A Personal Thoughts on Selected Topics 317

Appendix B Summary of Zeugen des Abendlandes (Witnesses of the Western World) Franz Goldschmitt 322

Bibliography 324

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