Gyrene: The World War II United States Marine
Wilbur Jones discussed his book Gyrene: The World War II United States Marine, published by White Mane Publishing Co. The author read from his book and talked about his interviews with veteran U.S. Marines relating their experiences in the South Pacific during World War II. The book also looks at the life and culture of a Marine during the war and explores boot camp training, rites-of-passage rituals, health and medical care of the Marine in the South Pacific, and segregated combat units. After his remarks, he answered questions from members of the audience. close
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Jason Bowen Coordinator University of Tennessee, Knoxville->Center for Study of War and Society
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