Lt. Paul Fussell in Paris, France, May 1945
22 March 1924|
|Died||23 May 2012
|Occupation||Educator; historian; social critic; author|
|Alma mater||Pomona College (B.A.),
Harvard University (MA), (PhD)
National Book Award; National Book Critics Circle Award; Ralph Waldo Emerson Award.
(?-2012; his death)
Samuel Wilson Fussell
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Purple Heart; Bronze Star|
The worst thing about war was the sitting around and wondering what you were doing morally.
Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.