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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Bill McCarthy | 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division - Army

6:21   |   Bill McCarthy was a radio operator attached to a forward observer unit in Italy. He had just narrowly avoided a round from a German 88 when the Stuka came screaming down. He dove under a tank, there was a blast and he lost consciousness. (This interview is audio only.)

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