St. Germain des Prés is an area around the church of the former Abbey of Saint Germain des Prés in Paris, on the left bank of the Seine. The area has many bars and cafés, and was considered the centre of the existentialist movement.
Le Dôme Café was the first in the circle of cafés that became popularised by the artists and intellectuals of the Left Bank. It soon earned itself the reputation as the 'Anglo-American café'.
Fiesta, or The Sun Also Rises (1926), was the first novel by Ernest Hemingway, and is often considered his best. It tells the story of a group of British and American hedonists in Paris and Spain, and paints a picture of decadent parties and exotic bullfights.
Sutton Place is one of the most affluent streets in Manhattan, between Midtown and the Upper East Side. The street only spans two blocks (57th-59th street), and runs along the East River.
It was founded by Herman Bergdorf in 1899 and owned and managed by Edwin Goodman.
Princeton is an Ivy League University situated in Princeton, New Jersey. It is a private research university specialising in the humanities, social and natural sciences and engineering.
Roger Williams University is a private liberal arts university situated in Bristol, Rhode Island. Established in 1956, it is the only law school in Rhode Island and one of the few colleges in the United States that offers a degree in Marine Biology.
The G.I. Bill was set up to provide college or vocational training and one year of unemployment compensation for World War II veterans (General Infantrymen). In addition, many different loans were provided to enable veterans to purchase houses and start up businesses.
Bennington is a town in Vermont. It is the largest town in the south of the state, and is home to the tallest structure in Vermont: the Bennington Battle Monument.
Holyoke is a city in Massachusetts, next to the Connecticut River. It was one of the first planned industrial communities.
The Silver Star is awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces for showing bravery and courage in the face of the enemy. It is the third highest US military decoration for valour, after the Medal of Honor and the Service Crosses.
It is a gold five-pointed star with the phrase "For gallantry in action" inscribed on the back.
A field commission is a temporary promotion to the officer ranks, which usually occurs when other available leaders are incapacitated.