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Capt. Andrew Haldane

Played by Scott Gibson

Capt. Andrew Haldane, the son of Scottish immigrants, was captain of the Bowdoin College football team before joining the Marine Corps, where he earned the Silver Star. Known as “Ack-Ack” among his men, Haldane commanded 235 men in K company of the 3rd Battalion, Fifth Marines, where his spirited leadership was widely respected by the troops. In Haldane's honor, Bowdoin College has established an award and a scholorship for student leadership in public service.