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By Bernhard Wunderlich

This autobiography is written to stick with the in the beginning turbulent and possible random course of schooling and existence reviews of the writer within the Thirties and 40s throughout the oppressive third German Reich. those early youth insights made the writer an bad scholar within the Nineteen Fifties within the totalitarian German Democratic Republic, and finally introduced him to america. preferably ready, he accomplished a major schooling in checklist time, top in 1965 to a tenured professorship in chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, focusing on study of the cast country of linear macromolecules (polymers, plastics). Early retirement in 1988 resulted in a brand new 20-year occupation as Professor and exclusive Scientist on the collage of Tennessee and Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory. a stunning requirement of this occupation used to be an in depth volume of commute in the US and around the world. It rekindled an curiosity according to his father's love of the literature on explorations, ended in a trip of many anthropological websites, and peaked with a visit all over the world with Northwestern collage Alumni. The unforeseeable result of penning this ebook have been the numerous hyperlinks among Bernhard Wunderlich's love of educating and study to the earliest reviews in his lifestyles. He wouldn't are looking to pass over or swap anything.

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C-01 Berlin (1949 –1953) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-02 Frankfurt am Main (1954 –1955 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-03 B: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (from November 1954) . . . . . . . . . C-03 Hastings, Nebraska (1954–1955) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-03 Chicago, Illinois (1955–1958) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-03 Ithaca, New York (1958–1963) .

XXIX- Pages: A-01 A-22 A-31 A-32 A-33 APPENDIX-B “Thermal Analysis of Macromolecules” In Appendix B a scientific publication is presented. It reviews the development of my research over the years. Earlier versions were written for the NATAS Symposia on Thermal Analysis and Applications in 1996 and 2006. (See pages C-49 and C-63–64 in Appendix C, and publications407 and 575 listed in Appendix A). Pages: A: Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

B-43 J: References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-44 APPENDIX-C “Permanent Homes, Travel, and Lectures of Bernhard Wunderlich” This Appendix C is a listing of the travels to give lectures (titles, location, occasion, and dates) outside the normal teaching duties. Since this travel was often extended to inspect ‘need to see’ sites, the list includes also travel for ‘need to see’ only, and occasional vacations. The entries are subdivided in addition by dates in sequence of places of residence, so that one can identify my whereabouts in the various years.

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