Lunchbox Lecture | World War II Military Expansion in Guantánamo, Cuba: The Case of Kid Chicle

Through the story of a young Cuban boxer who died trying to gain employment on the naval base, this talk will explore the consequences of GTMO’s rapid growth on the local community of Guantánamo, Cuba, and the competition for jobs on the base during World War II.

May 05 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2021-05-05 11:00:00 AM 2021-05-05 12:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City Vimeo, Online Event 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture | World War II Military Expansion in Guantánamo, Cuba: The Case of Kid Chicle Through the story of a young Cuban boxer who died trying to gain employment on the naval base, this talk will explore the consequences of GTMO’s rapid growth on the local community of Guantánamo, Cuba, and the competition for jobs on the base during World War II.
Location: Vimeo, Online Event
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

By Dr. Jana Lipman, Tulane University

World War II led to the growth and modernization of US military bases, including the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay (GTMO). Through the story of a young Cuban boxer who died trying to gain employment on the naval base, this talk will explore the consequences of GTMO’s rapid growth on the local community of Guantánamo, Cuba, and the competition for jobs on the base during World War II.

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