Preserving The Oral HistorIES of Combat Veterans

COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Bill Newman | 359th Field Artillery Battalion, 95th Infantry Division - Army

6:08   |   In his final training before shipping out to England, Bill Newman, and most of the men in his unit, failed spectacularly at rappelling. No matter, they departed on a converted cruise ship and set up camp across the pond and waited. D-Day came and they were still waiting. (This interview made possible with the support of NORMAN PICKER SR.)

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