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Across the Seven Seas: An Immigrant's Story

Across the Seven Seas: An Immigrant's Story

ISBN-13: 9781949609226
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Born on October 3, 1934 on the outskirts of Cologne Germany, he lived and experienced the horrors of World-War-Two and the aftermath. Immigrating with his parents and a younger brother to the USA in November 1956, he left behind all his friends and everything that was families to him. Unable to speak the language, he struggled to find his place in the new world. Drafted into the Army 13 Month later, he experienced military life and made new friends. He looks back with pride and fondness on his service to his new homeland. During his deployment to Germany, he met the love of his life and got married. He writes about their 59 years of love filled marriage and the pleasure of enjoying their 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Al writes about a 44-year successful career in the apparel industry during which he worked his way up to corporate Vice President. He writes about his life manufacturing costumes for the film industry, Broadway shows, the mummers, reproduction of historical attire for the Smithsonian museum, wax museum, and the Marine Corps. Later, during his time in the men's and lady's wear industries, he traveled the seven seas controlling the manufacturing in country across all five continents. He writes about the cultures he studied, and interaction he experienced, and travel memoirs both comical and scary.

  • | Author: Al Lohn
  • | Publisher: Pen It! Publications, LLC
  • | Publication Date: Mar 28, 2019
  • | Number of Pages: 448 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Paperback
  • | ISBN-10: 1949609227
  • | ISBN-13: 9781949609226
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