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Fulop, Alexander

Posted on 14 September, 2021 by in ,

This Bio of Alexander Fulop born 1929 was put on computer 10 January 2019 by interviewer Larry Martin.  His interview is one hour long with a lot of history of communism. Alex was born in the outskirts of Budapest Hungary.  He fought a little ( he was only 16 when the war ended) with the […]

Franstead, Dick

Posted on 14 September, 2021 by in ,

This entry is being put on computer January 2020 by Larry Martin from notes taken August 2014 in Jackson Michigan at Dick Fransted’s home.   Dick was in the 11th Airborne Co. “G” in the Philippine battles.  He did not make the jump into Los Banos but did a lot of fighting in Layte, Luzon […]

World War II Interviews

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Alexander, James USMC Bar-Man Andrews, Rev. Army Inf. France Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot 33 Missions Angier, Francis B-17 Pilot POW Bahlau, Fred 101st Airborne Bakker, Amy Java under Japanese rule Bavier, Don Army POW Japan Beal, Harold USN Omaha Beach 12 Hrs. D-Day Black, Bob 82nd Airborne 4 combat jumps Bleil, Eugene MD Bataan Death […]

Forster, Leo

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

I met Leo in Florida in 2003 on a tennis court. I recognized his accent as German so I asked him if he was German he said that he was so I asked him if he had been in WWII. He replied that he had been. We became friends over the next 6 years and […]

Floeter, Ernst

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Ernst was born in 1925 in Berlin Germany. In the early 1930s he watched many American cowboy movies. These instilled in him a strong desire to one day travel to America. I have known Ernst for about two years and he is a joy to talk to about everything, even something as horrible as World […]

Finnigan, Patrick

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Patrick was a coxwains mate in the Navy. A coxwain mate drove landing craft to the beaches of battles. Patrick tells what it is like to be under artillery attack in a Higgins boats. He made several landings in Europe.