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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Arnold Whittaker | 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division - Army

6:52   |   It wasn't long after basic training that Arnold Whittaker joined thousands of other GI's on the RMS Queen Mary and headed for Europe. When he boarded landing craft to go ashore at Normandy, he had to negotiate a tricky drop from the cargo net to the boat. Then he learned how to dig a foxhole.

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