"Two Soldiers", 93 (Event)

Page Number: 
93
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
Then I was there, and I was durn glad
Page Event Ends: 
95
Era: 
Midcentury (1941-)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, January 2, 1942 to Saturday, January 31, 1942
Notes: 

The Grier boy, who aims to join the Army, has now attempted to stab men in Jefferson and Memphis. One might say that he is acting the part of the soldier he aims to become.

Summary: 

At the Army recruiting station, the narrator tries to enlist, and then cuts a soldier with his pocket knife when he is ordered to leave.

Chronological Order: 
20.00
Keywords: 
The Army; violence; Memphis; cityscape Knife
6030

Event