James Jones was an American author known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. He won the 1952 National Book Award for his first published novel, From Here to Eternity, which was adapted for the big screen immediately and made into television series a generation later. James Ramon Jones was born and raised in Robinson, Illinois, the son of Ramon and Ada M. Jones. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1939 and served in the 25th Infantry Division before and during World War II, first in Hawaii at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, then in combat on Guadalcanal, where he was...
|Birthdate:||November 6, 1921|
|Date of death:||May 9, 1977|
|Education:||New York University|
|Also known as:||James Ramon Jones|