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… read more

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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    Wilbur D. Jones, Jr.
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Gyrene: The World War II United States Marine

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Program ID:
162534-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2001 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 2001 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 11, 2001 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2001 | 2:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2001 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2001 | 1:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2001 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2001 | 1:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 14, 2001 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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