Skip to main content

The Universal Soldier

June 2024
1min read

In your February/March letters column, reader Tom Justice writes that “if I am not mistaken, the Marine in your November 2000 ‘Frontispiece’ is a fellow named Bill Sievers. . . .” Mr. Justice was mistaken. The Marine in the photo is Fred Merritt.

Enjoy our work? Help us keep going.

Now in its 75th year, American Heritage relies on contributions from readers like you to survive. You can support this magazine of trusted historical writing and the volunteers that sustain it by donating today.