Kurt Vonnegut Accomplishments

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Kurt Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was raised in Indianapolis and lived there until he graduated high school and then he moved to New York so he could attend the Ivy League school Cornell University. At Cornell he beat tough competitors for a place at the school’s newspaper, The Cornell Sun, where he worked as a writer and then as an editor. However, Vonnegut did not succeed in school and he dropped out in 1943 to enlist in the Military which is very surprising considering he was a pacifist. Vonnegut 's experiences in the military had a very large impact on his writing. Vonnegut was sent to Germany where he was captured by the Germans. Vonnegut was later moved to Dresden, Germany where he survived the firebombing
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