William Charles Dunn is a First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He is a twenty three year old pilot who is the Acting Commander of Fighter Squadron VMF-229. He is a small man, about five feet six inches tall weighing approximately one hundred forty pounds. He is young to be an acting commander but he had an excellent combat record. He is from Alabama and receives medals for his service in Guadalcanal. After the war bond tour he is promoted to Captain and assigned to be a flight instructor in Memphis.