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Private War of Private Jacob, the (1974) [Short Story]
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Private Jacob fights with the help of a helmet that is linked to both his brain and his army's computer. When his NCO is killed, the computer back at the base simply upgrades his program to Sergeant status.

Published in Galaxy, June 1974. Reprinted in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (1993).

Original title: The Private War of Private Jacob
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureMilitaristic
FictionScience FictionTechnology

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Norton Book of Science Fiction, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Marion Zimmer Bradley , Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Orson Scott Card , Philip K. Dick , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Octavia E. Butler , Frederik Pohl , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Greg Bear , Barry N. Malzberg , Bruce Sterling , Kim Stanley Robinson , Gregory Benford , Poul Anderson , James Blish , Pat Cadigan , John Varley , James Tiptree, Jr. , Clifford D. Simak , Joe Haldeman , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Nancy Kress , Pat Murphy , Vonda N. McIntyre , Mike Resnick , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , Lewis Shiner , Margaret Atwood , Avram Davidson , John Kessel , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Ed Bryant , Karen Joy Fowler , Michael Bishop , Joanna Russ , Lisa Goldstein , James Patrick Kelly , Kate Wilhelm , David R. Bunch , Pamela Sargent , R. A. Lafferty , Candas Jane Dorsey , John Crowley , Carol Emshwiller , Sonya Dorman , Michael Blumlein , Michael Coney , Katherine MacLean , James H. Schmitz , Eileen Gunn , Andrew Weiner , Eleanor Arnason , Molly Gloss , Suzette Haden Elgin , Zenna Henderson , Phyllis Gotlieb , Paul Preuss , Diane Glancy
     Imaginary Numbers (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , Philip K. Dick , Wislawa Szymborska , William Gibson , Stanislaw Lem , Edwin A. Abbott , Rudy Rucker , Joe Haldeman , Fritz Leiber , J. G. Ballard , Connie Willis , Alan Lightman , Italo Calvino , Yevgeny Zamyatin , Jorge Luis Borges , Douglas R. Hofstadter , A.K. Dewdney , Martin Gardner , Hilbert Schenck , Tommaso Landolfi , Raymond Smullyan , Andrew Marvell , Siv Cedering , J.A. Lindon , Roald Hoffman , Abner Shimony , Piet Hein , Christian Bök

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