End Notes

[1] Major Williams, Carl Downing, Edward McCormick, Kenneth Mize, Charles Thomas, and Pierce Wardlow according to Jack E. Turner in Blue Sky Army, Blue Water Navy, and Six Damn Fine Marines.  http://users.idworld.net/wlldggr/usmc4-4b.htm

[2] In several places in the manuscript, no specific date is indicated. In these cases, dates have been estimated based on contextual clues.

Additional Information and Citations:

Military Times verifies dates and a POW award, also naming Pierce’s rank as Corporal.

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