JDM in uniform. He was discharged as a Lt. Colonel. His time in India was “monotonous” as he put it, and he never returned. His job was as an ordinance officer in the India-China-Burma theater.
JDM said of this experience: “...The worst part of this place is the monotony. There is only so much to do outside of duty, and when you have been to all the places once, there isn’t much point in further visits.”
JDM on extreme right. Second from left is Wild Bill Donovan who
was the first head of the OSS. He was on tour of various
military operations before heading back to Washington, D.C.
I came across this in one of the boxes in the Collection: