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Later Years

When the United States entered World War II in late 1941, Hemingway's lifelong relish for things military made involvement in the conflict inevitable. Initially, that involvement took the form of a short-lived adventureCharles Lanham into intelligence work and patrolling for German U-boats in waters near his home in Cuba. Ultimately, however, he decided to get closer to the real war. By May 1944, he was on his way to covering Allied operations in Europe for Collier's magazine.

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