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  • Milton B. Bristol (1918 - 1996)
    Co F 5307th 475th Inf New Galahad; Merril's Marauders CBI WWII Purple Heart, Bronze Star & Distinguished Unit Citations Served in Occupied Japan during the Korean War "United States, World War ...
  • Maj. General Frank Merrill ("Merrill's Marauders") (1903 - 1955)
    on left in profile photo (General Joseph Stillwell on the right) Frank Dow Merrill (December 4, 1903 in New Hampshire – December 11, 1955 in Fernandina Beach, Florida) is best remembered for his co...

Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) or Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number.'s_Marauders