Fresh off the boat in New York, father and son establish themselves with jobs and a room in Brooklyn. Munye adapts to American customs, taking Michael Edelstein as his name and learning the roofing trade. He meets a charming immigrant girl who will later become his wife. Then Uncle Sam calls and he serves stateside for two years as a language specialist in a military-intelligence battalion.
Reception Committee • Unexpected Meeting With a Skala Landsman • Fast Track to “Self Sufficiency” • Two Greeners in Brooklyn • An Incident at Kitzel Park • Guys and Dolls at the Colonel David Marcus Club
Uncle Sam Wants Me? • Feygelah’s Story • Military Intelligence Training • Engaged to Be Married • Warrant Officer Goldberg Assigns Me to Cooks School • Discount Deal on a Fabulous Wedding