Through the Window

Lagona, J. Anthony
October 1943
New Republic;10/11/43, Vol. 109 Issue 15, p485
Presents experience of the author of a sojourn in a hospital during the World War II. Passing of white-draped women by the author and their searching among the living and uselessly touching the invulnerable dead; Indifference of the author towards a shriek coming from a ward of the hospital as he has become too familiar with the sound like this; Description of the strolling of four women soldiers on the road outside, their chattering and pointing towards the hospital; Description of the loud voices shouting at the raw recruits as they sway and turn to the commands; Ingredients of the meal that the corps boy brings for the author.


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