Preserving The Oral HistorIES of Combat Veterans

COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Bill Schneidewind | 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Division - Army

5:20   |   Once he graduated from OCS, Schneidewind was shipped over to Japan to join the Army of Occupation following the end of World War II. He talks about the lasting effects of the bombing on the Japanese streets, as well as what it was like to work under General MacArthur.

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