He, along with Pvt. Thomason, fought under Cpl. Joe Griffin through the jungle and met up with Martin Clemens and a couple of his men. They then assault a POW enclosure, where Brooks recognizing one of the POW's, Pvt. Dean K. Lee, from basic training. They were only able to rescue Edmund Harrison . Also he survives this, he is killed by a mortar round quickly afterword. He used an M1 Garand in combat.