The two pages on the right originally appeared in a magazine photo-essay that lightly covered the life and work of Ernest Hemingway (1899 – 1961) eleven years prior to his rendezvous with his favorite shotgun.
"Most of his adult life has been spent following wars across the face of the earth. In 1917 he went to Italy as an ambulance driver, came out with a fistful of medals and 237 bits of shrapnel in his legs."
Prior to working as a war correspondent for Time and Collier's during the Second World War, Hemingway had written for a number of other outlets in six other conflicts.
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photo by Geo. Karger