Episode 113: Merrill's Marauders


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Stalemate had prevailed in the China Burma India theater since the Spring of 1942. Both sides prepared to launch offensives in 1944. In Early 1944, a commando unit was formed to be led by the youngest General in the U.S. Armed Forces: Brigadier General Frank Merrill, age 39. His unit was dubbed "Merrill's Marauders."

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