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Oral history interview with Daryl Lester Tennal, Jr., 2003 February 27

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Identifier: DCL2003.203
Abstract Tennal recalls his experiences as a Marine assigned to duty in the Pacific region during World War II. He describes his early days in the Marine Corps and becoming a member of the Marine Corps Band. He also details many of the battles and offenses he participated in while fighting the Japanese on islands in the South Pacific, including Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands and Guam, and the effects of the malaria he contracted while stationed there.
Dates: 2003 February 27