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...And Kill MiGs - Aircraft Specials series by Lou Drendel

By Lou Drendel

... and kill MIGs КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Squadron/Signal publicationsСерия: Squadron 6002Автор(ы): Lou DrendelЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1974Количество страниц: 65Формат: pdfРазмер: 34.4 mb Rapid0

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Though in his romantic way he liked to think of himself as connected with the soil, he never learned to milk a cow or mow a hayfield. ’’ As was the custom among prosperous New Yorkers in those days, he came up to the country on most summer weekends, arriving by train late on Friday night and returning on Sunday afternoon, and also spent a week or ten days at the place when he took his own holiday. Toward the end of these vacations he always seemed anxious to get back to his business. The Manhattan house was usually ‘‘closed’’ for the summer.

I think we should not let it worry us too much but should possess our souls in patience, and, as far as possible, maintain our equanimity. ’’ 25 Bunker meticulously hewed to this course, for which his personality and temperament perfectly suited him. Unlike his predecessors, he did not try to ingratiate himself with the Peróns. When Bunker presented his credentials, the president told him that he would be happy to work with him personally. As a non-diplomat, Perón said, he did not believe in protocol.

Four years younger than Ellsworth, Harriet had attended Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut, with his sister Katherine and had known him for many years, though they were never childhood sweethearts. They became romantically attached after Bunker graduated from Yale and were married in Yonkers in April 1920. As newlyweds, the young Bunkers lived in a house built on a small lot George Bunker carved out of his property and presented to them as a wedding present. The house was designed by Harriet’s brother George Butler, a Columbia University architectural school graduate, and Harriet’s widowed mother Ellen Butler paid for its construction.

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