THURMAN MILLER, a native of Otsego, West Virginia, served as Gunny Sergeant with the First Marine Division in World War II and was one of the first Marines ashore on Guadalcanal. He fought in several other historic South Pacific battles, including New Britain, and after the war worked in the coal mining industry for over three decades. He formerly served as president of the West Virginia Chapter of the First Marine Division and lives near Beckley, West Virginia.
Earned in Blood
Thurman Miller; Foreword by Richard Frank
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
Born in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia in 1919, Thurman Miller was the sixteenth of eighteen children in a family so poor, the local coal miner's kids looked down on them. His father...