When James Jones Wrote "From Here To Eternity" at Leahy's Tourist Court on Summer

Hard to believe, but the prize-winning writer worked on his most famous novel while living at a Summer Avenue tourist court.

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James Jones served in the 27th Infantry Regiment (Wolfhounds), 25th Infantry Division before and during World War II. There was no 22th Infantry Division – it was a phantom division.

Robert Leedham 27 days ago

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Ask Vance is the blog of Vance Lauderdale, the award-winning columnist of Memphis magazine and Inside Memphis Business. Vance is the author of three books: Ask Vance: The Best Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History and Trivia Expert (2003), as well as Ask Vance: More Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History Expert (2011) and Vance Lauderdale’s Lost Memphis (2013). He is also the recipient of quite a few nice awards, the creator of several eye-catching wall calendars, and the only person we know with a vintage shock-treatment machine in his den.

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