Prize Stories 1971: The O.Henry Awards

Finding himself in Viet Nam in 1968 and dogged by 1st Lt. Bauer, his nemesis from his prior post stateside, U.S. Army Specialist 4 Wetzel discovers a unique way to get Bauer off his back while bringing the rest of America’s fighting forces home in Tom Parker’s “Troop Withdrawal: The Initial Step.” Formerly published in Harper’s, the story was an O. Henry-prize winner and reprinted in “Prize Stories, 1971.”

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