Melton McLaurin, The Marines of Montford Point
Season 1000 Episode 10012 | 26m 47s
Drawing from interviews with 60 veterans, The Marines of Montford Point relates the experiences of these pioneers in their own words. In this episode, author Melton McLaurin shares the Marines' stories and reasons for enlisting; their arrival at Montford Point and the training they received there; their lives in a segregated military and in the Jim Crow South; their experiences of combat.
Aired: 09/20/07Video has closed captioning.