National Affairs: Where Thou Lodgest...

Hans George Hornbostel and Gertrude Costenoble took their marriage vows in Guam in 1913. The groom, 32, had spent ten years in the Army, was then a Marine top kick and in top condition. His bride had just shown her fitness by swimming half a mile from the house of her disapproving father to the wedding.

World War I did not separate the couple; neither did Hornbostel's postwar years, spent in antiquarian and ethnological research among the Pacific islands. Where he went, she went. When war came to the Pacific in 1941, the Hornbostels and three grown children were in the Philippines....

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