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AuthorsBaghdad (Iraq)Staples CenterU.S. ArmyItaly

Military deaths: The Military Deaths column in the June 29 California section listed an incorrect military branch for the four service members killed in Afghanistan. Thomas Z. Spitzer, David H. Stewart, Brandon J. Garabrant and Adam E. Wolff served in the Marines, not in the Army.

Baghdad: The map accompanying an article in the June 28 Section A about the effort to defend Baghdad from insurgents incorrectly listed several areas of Iraq as being under Turkish control. The areas are under Kurdish control.

Bobby Womack: A news obituary of vocalist and song writer Bobby Womack in the June 28 LATExtra section reported that his composition "It's All Over Now" became a No. 1 hit for the Rolling Stones in 1964. The song reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom but peaked at No. 26 in the United States.

"Venus in Fur": An article in the June 29 Arts & Books section about the play and film versions of "Venus in Fur" said that the stage version is having its Southern California premiere in October at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. The play was produced at San Diego Repertory Theatre in late 2013.

Italian westerns: An article in the June 29 Calendar section about the origins of the "spaghetti westerns" of the 1960s said that the original Italian title of the film "A Fistful of Dollars" was "Il Magnifico Strangero." The correct translation is "Il Magnifico Straniero."

BET Awards: A June 30 Calendar article on the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live incorrectly included Mary J. Blige in a list of performers appearing across the street at Staples Center the same night.

"Big Little Man": A review in the June 29 Arts & Books section of the book "Big Little Man" said that author Alex Tizon is in his 60s. He is 54. Also, the review described Tizon as an avid consumer of porn, but the book says the viewing was for research. It also described Tizon's friend's embarrassment about the size of his endowment, whereas the book states that "he liked being average."

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