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Jack Wold | 65th Infantry Division - Army

3:53   |   It was the first convoy after the Battle of the Bulge. Jack Wold was one of the American GIs still swarming into Europe and he did get to see some action. In fact his anti-tank gun scored some kills on German tanks.

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WWII
Korea
  • Jack Wold  |  Korea  |  3rd Infantry Division  |  4:13

    WWII veteran Jack Wold reentered the Army with a commission out of ROTC in 1951. He then served in Korea as an S3 managing the evacuations of wounded. He nearly got hit himself, but fate intervened on his side. At that point in the war, the Chinese were using huge human wave attacks.

Cold War
  • Jack Wold  |  Cold War  |  Multiple Units  |  5:04

    He fought in WWII and Korea and rose to full colonel until getting out in 1975. Jack Wold had even asked to go to Vietnam but that didn't happen. He has some pointed observations on how war used to be fought and how it is being fought now.

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