OH 1298

His experiences as a tank commander in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and Europe during World War II. Prewar induction and training, Fort Benning, Georgia; North Africa landings, November, 1942; his role as a tank commander; evolution of tank tactics; invasion of Sicily, July, 1943; transfer of 2nd Armored Division to England, December, 1943; preparations for Operation OVERLORD; combat against German tanks; Operation COBRA, July, 1944; action along the Siegfried Line and the West Wall; his functions as commander of a M3 Stuart tank; his battle wounds from small-arms fire; crossing the Rhine River and thrusts into Germany.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 150 pp. plus documents (1 pp.)
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Ronald E. Marcello
Date of Interview May 31, 1999

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