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Gung Ho and the Story of Marine Raiders

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Title: Gung Ho and the Story of Marine Raiders

Description: Today Steve talks again with Professor James Early, certified American History Fanatic and host of The Key Battles of American History Podcast about the 1943 World War 2 film Gung Ho! This film in a way fairly accurately portrays the events of the Marine Raider Battalion led by Major Evans Carlson. James has a close connection to this movie, so you will want to find out!

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James Early host of The Key Battles of American History Podcast
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[00:00:00] Today we are going to talk about the 1943 masterpiece. Some might say world war II, film gung ho with the movie is very loosely based off of the Carlson Raiders Marine Raiders of the ILN of Macon. And we're joined today by professor James early of the key battles of world war II. I am just fumbling all over myself today.
We are joined today by professor James early of the key battles of American history podcast. To discuss this, I guess you might say incredible movie, James. Thanks for coming on while we're probably on your show too. So thanks for collaborating on this great movie. Going, whoa, gung ho gung ho, I guess let's just start off because I'm sure most people are familiar with you, but why don't you introduce yourself?
Sure. I am, uh, a part-time or [00:01:00] adjunct professor of us history at San Jacinto college, which is in Pasadena, Texas. That's just south and east of Houston. And I've been teaching for oh gosh, six or seven years now. And I'm just a huge history fanatic. I've been a history level all my life. I started a Facebook group back in 2016 called American history fanatics, and it's grown to about 5,500 people and we have some really good discussions there and posts about all kinds of things related to us history or American hist
March 10, 2022
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