Polkow was Edward Marks' Sergeant in Vietnam.
He complained to First Sergeant Tarver for letting his squad rest only four hours after a three-day mission.
Polkow couldn't allow Crews a pass, since any passes had to be authorized by Top.
During Top's absence, Polkow assigned his clerk in the field.
Polkow was wounded by a Việt Cộng grenade bought by Specialist Kakas.
Polkow sent SP5 Frank Verzyl into an underground Việt Cộng base, where he encountered a swarm of hungry rats.
Polkow sent his men on a mission to Tay Ninh Province where Mike Albergo was killed in action.
In late October of 1966, Polkow assigned his men to patrol Saigon during National Day.
In January of 1967, Polkow and his men joined Operation Cedar Falls.
A month later, Polkow wished good luck to Ed Marks when he left Vietnam to return home.
In March of 1967, Polkow introduced the new platoon leader Lt. Alarnick to the troops.
Next month, Polkow saved Rob and Andy Clark's lives during a mortar attack.
Polkow soon told Little that he was going to leave, and a new first sergeant would arrive in a couple of days.
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