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Bill McCarthy | 4th Tank Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division - Army

5:13   |   There were so many Germans trying to surrender at the end of the war that it became an annoyance to Bill McCarthy while in North Italy. He narrowly avoided being shipped to China, but a slow boat there may have been preferable to his ride home in a Liberty Ship. (This interview is audio only.)

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