Framed photograph and autograph of General Frank Merrill the commander of Merrill’s Marauders officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). This unit was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number. Included is a photograph of Merril above an approx. 4.75" x 3" autograph that reads "With best wishes Frank D. Merrill Brig Gen USA". Both pieces are matted and housed in a 17.5" x 11.5" frame. excellent.