Dr. Zuber was a Montenegrin born in the Moskva Hotel in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, on Dec. 4, 1922. Prior to his immigration to the United States, Novak was a member of theBalkan AirForce, an Allied air formation composed of units of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and South African Air force under the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces command. The command was active from June 1944 until July 1945 under the command of RAF Air Vice Marshalls William Elliot and George Mills. This was followed by attending the University of Rome in Italy (1945–1947). During the period 1947–1949 he was a merchant seaman working as a wiper in the engine room of a ship captained by a family friend. Dr. Zuber's intense desire to pursue his scholastic dreams and an uncle in the Los Angeles, California area prompted him to jump ship during a stop in San...

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