A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War


Philip Caputo

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Gunnery Sergeant Term Analysis

An NCO who manages fire power and logistics for a company of marines. It is the seventh rank in the Marine Corps, above Staff Sergeant and below Master Sergeant.
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Gunnery Sergeant Term Timeline in A Rumor of War

The timeline below shows where the term Gunnery Sergeant appears in A Rumor of War. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Fourteen
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...tarmac, waiting for a C-130 to taxi to a stop. He jokes with an old gunnery sergeant who tells him jokes and stories about fighting on Iwo Jima and in Korea. The... (full context)