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Every attempt has been made to contact known copyright holders of art and photography included in this work. Any errors in acknowledgments are unintended and should be brought to the attention of the author for corrections in subsequent printings. The use and reproduction of text, views, and opinions from interviews, and the author's own words expressed in this book contain language true to the time of the war in which they were uttered or written; however, the text may contain some slang and other terms which some readers may find objectionable. The author accepts full responsibility for any historical inaccuracies in the text. The author's and interviewees' language do not reflect the views or policy of, nor imply approval or endorsement by the Author.

Quotes and extracts of interviews conducted by the author for the purposes of writing this book are used with permission to reproduce, edit and publish their words as he sees fit, and have been edited as necessary for the purposes of clarity in the narrative. The interviewees are acknowledged by name on page 475. Archival audio recordings of these interviews are available online at . Though the author strove to convey accurately in print the accents and word choices of the men, and to preserve the vernacular of the time, he has not added formal annotations such as ellipses and [ sic ] except where, in his judgment, this is necessary. Thus, the audio recordings and the printed book complement each other but are not exact word-for-word renderings.


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