“The Major” The Senior Officer in Charge: Commanding Fellow Prisoners of War by W. Thomas McDaniel, Jr.

“The Major”

The Senior Officer in Charge: Commanding Fellow Prisoners of War
W. Thomas McDaniel, Jr.



“The Major” The Senior Officer in Charge: Commanding Fellow Prisoners of War by W. Thomas McDaniel, Jr.

…the Major, a West Point officer, was one of the most courageous men you will ever find in the United States Army, one of the most courageous men I have ever met…—Captain Alexander Makarounis
If you write anything about the Major be sure to say, if it hadn’t been for him, none of us would be alive today—Private James Yeager
It is my opinion that Major McDaniel be awarded the Medal of Honor for his command actions as a POW.—Sergeant Major Robert L. Sharpe