|As a unit, the 475th Military Police
Escort Guard Company...never
heard "a shot fired in anger."
Nevertheless, it performed its assignments
commendably at all duty stations.
Some detached "work details” came closer to actual combat situations than
did the company as a whole. ...One
soldier from the company was awarded a Purple Heart medal
wounds received while serving with another unit.*
*This is the first paragraph
of Chapter 6, Near Misses.
In that chapter footnotes illuminate
three of these statements.