The Parris Island facilities for training Marines also expanded enormously during WWII. Here, new recruits march on the main parade grounds during a 1943 rainstorm.
Courtesy of the United States Marine Corps, Parris Island Museum.
- 5.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the economic, political, and social effects of World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath (i.e., 1930–1950) on the United States and South Carolina.
- 8.5.CO Compare South Carolina and U.S. wartime contributions and demobilization after World War II.