23 May, 2019

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 […]

Welsh, Rex

Posted on 14 December, 2013 by in ,

Rex is only the second paratrooper who I have interviewed who made the four major parachute combat  jumps in Europe.   He tells owhat D-Day as well as many other battles were like.  He was a 81 mm mortar man.  I have a picture of Rex right after the war and his eyes remind me […]

Bob Black, 82nd Airborne

Posted on 29 October, 2012 by in , ,

 

Black, Bob

Posted on 4 October, 2012 by in ,

Bob made more combat parachute jumps than any other man I have interviewed. He jumped into Sicily, Salerno Italy, Normandy, and Holland. He tells of the training it takes to be a paratrooper. Hearing his story truly causes one to marvel at the raw guts that it must take to jump out of a plane at night behind […]