Vaught claims he is the 3rd. from the left, Top row. (All boots look the same to me!)
CODE OF CONDUCT Article I
I am an American fighting man. I serve in the forces which guard my
country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense.
I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never
surrender my men while they still have the means to resist.
If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will
make every effort to escape and aid others to escape.I will accept neither
parole nor special favors from the enemy.
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I
will give no information nor take part in any action which might be harmful
to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take charge; if not, I will follow the
orders of the senior prisoner, regardless of his branch of service
(U.S. or allied nation).
When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to
give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade
answering further questions to the utmost of my ability.I will make no
oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful
to their cause.
I will never forget that I am an American fighting man,responsible
for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country
free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.
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