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By Bernhard Wunderlich

This autobiography is written to keep on with the before everything turbulent and probably random direction of schooling and lifestyles reports of the writer within the Nineteen Thirties and 40s throughout the oppressive third German Reich. those early formative years insights made the writer an bad pupil within the Fifties within the totalitarian German Democratic Republic, and eventually introduced him to the us. preferably ready, he accomplished a major schooling in list time, prime in 1965 to a tenured professorship in chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, focusing on learn of the cast kingdom of linear macromolecules (polymers, plastics). Early retirement in 1988 resulted in a brand new 20-year occupation as Professor and uncommon Scientist on the collage of Tennessee and Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory. a shocking requirement of this occupation was once an intensive quantity of trip in the US and world wide. It rekindled an curiosity in line with his father's love of the literature on explorations, resulted in a trip of many anthropological websites, and peaked with a visit world wide with Northwestern collage Alumni. The unforeseeable result of penning this booklet have been the various hyperlinks among Bernhard Wunderlich's love of training and learn to the earliest reports in his existence. He wouldn't are looking to leave out or swap anything.

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12-01–10 Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-11–37 APPENDICES (These Appendices are only available in the On-line book as an Electronic Supplement) APPENDIX-A “List of Publications and Research Associates” This Appendix contains in Parts A–D a complete list of all scientific publications written between 1955 and 2008. Listed are the sequential numbers according to the date when considering writing the manuscript.

There were no children of my age in the neighborhood, the early 1930s were years of low birthrates. My entertainment was to play in the back yard, surrounded on three sides by wings of the apartment houses. On the fourth, separated by a tall brick wall was a rare one-family home. ” It faced the Kleist Straße and still stands today. A drive curved around the house and led to a garage in back. A garden area sported an artificial grotto. ’ When all seemed deserted, Frank and I could even sneak across and explore the garden and grotto.

The Serengeti Seronera Airstrip in the middle of the National Park . . . . One final statement and a comment will close the book . . . . . . . . . . CHAPTER-11 “A Brief Genealogy” Bernhard’s Parents and Grandparents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heidel’s Parents and Grandparents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Our Children and Grandchildren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pictures to page 11-2 . .

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