21 August, 2019

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 […]

Malejan, John

Posted on 14 December, 2013 by in ,

John is the first of over 110 DVD interviews of WW II veterans that I have interviewed who was in hand to hand combat.  He was in a fox hole when the Japanese mounted a Banzai attack.  He was bayoneted in the neck but killed the attacker with his entrenching tool (small shovel) which the […]