Ernest Hemingway’s Son Jack

Steve Newman Writer
7 min readJul 3, 2018
Capa, Jack, and Ernest

After his interrogation, and before the Battle of Hurtgen Forest, there is no doubt that Ernest Hemingway was a changed man, and thereafter did associate himself more and more with the ordinary GI, sharing in his deprivations, his fox holes, and by associations, his dangers too. And it wasn’t only the interrogation that had brought about these changes — although they were significant — but the fact that his 21 year old son, Jack “Bumby”…

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