As you know, reclusive author J.D. Salinger died. But did you know Salinger also worked in PR?
According to one timeline of his life, he did PR work in the Army. Here's the scoop.
He was drafted into the Army in 1942, after first receiving a medical deferment one year earlier due to a heart condition. In 1943, Salinger was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant and transferred to Patterson Field in Fairfield, Ohio, where he performed public relations work before joining the Army's counter-intelligence unit and heading off to Europe to fight in World War II.
This timeline tells the story of Salinger’s days in the service.