Then Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gettys, commander of the Americal Division, pins the Silver Star on Lt. John Dolan for actions on Nov. 17, the first day of the Nui Chom battle.  Lt. Col. Sam Wetzel is on the left edge of the picture.
Then Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gettys, commander of the Americal Division, pins the Silver Star on Lt. John Dolan for actions on Nov. 17, the first day of the Nui Chom battle. Lt. Col. Sam Wetzel is on the left edge of the picture. Photo provided by John Dolan
Then Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gettys, commander of the Americal Division, pins the Silver Star on Lt. John Dolan for actions on Nov. 17, the first day of the Nui Chom battle. Lt. Col. Sam Wetzel is on the left edge of the picture. Photo provided by John Dolan