This book is dedicated to the men who served with the 25th Infantry Division, and in particular to the ones who participated in this battle during this time period.

In addition, I wish to give credit to the now defunct "Stag Magazine" for a photo I selected to use in my book, of which without this magazine this book would not have been published.

I wish to offer a very special thanks to Larry and Stephanie Karter for contributing unselfishly and without reservation to the photography aspects of this book.

I would also like to thank Mrs. Tracey Smith, Publisher of First Lady Christian Magazine for Women, for being so instrumental in getting this book printed.

Photographs for this book were selected from the personal collection of the author as well as other books and sources.

The large map found in this book, as well as other supporting material was furnished by Wally, one of the curators who works for the "Tropic Lightning Museum" located at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii.

This book was converted to a website by Frank R. Farmer, son of the late Lt. Col. Frank S. Farmer, who served with the 27th Infantry Regiment at the same time I did.

Copyright © 2000 Marion L. Ellard - All Rights Reserved