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The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner

The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner


by Randall Jarrell

The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner: So You Think You Know Randall? Quiz

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Q. In addition to writing poetry, Jarrell also wrote…

how-to manuals
secret codes
Q. Jarrell was a veteran of which war?

the Civil War
Q. Jarrell was often photographed…

wearing a Yankees cap
sporting a serious beard
with a shaved head
showing off new tattoos
Q. Many of Jarrell's poems deal with…

ball turrets
Q. Jarrell was born…

not far from here
in 1914
in 1419