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The information in this article comes from Dynamites, warlord of mars and is not written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Lieutenant Luh Mo De was a soldier in the service of Horz 100,000 years before the arrival of John Carter. He was assigned to a convoy transporting from Thark to Horz, the vehicle broke down and the convoy was attacked by Orovar marauders.

His vehicle was specifically assigned to transport oxygen tanks, and he and his fellows refused to abandon it. As oxygen is the most precious substance on barsoom at the time.