World War II Service

Active Duty stateside after Pearl Harbor, 1941-42
34th Division Artillery: shipping out to Europe, April 1942
Combat Training in Northern Ireland, summer 1942

| April 10, 2012 (1:25)

 

34th Division Artillery: Tunisian Campaign, 1943
Battle of Fondouk, March-April 1943

| April 17, 2012 (1:39)

 

Battle of Hill 609, June 1943
| April 20, 2012 (1:30)

 

34th Division Artillery: Italian Campaign, 1943-45:
Salerno, Volturno River, Cassino, Venafro, 1943-1944

| April 24, 2012 (1:33)

 

Cassino, Anzio, liberation of Rome, 1944
Battlefield commission at Anzio, May 1944

| May 1, 2012 (1:33)

 

Duty as artillery forward observer and air observer, 1944-1945
War’s end and return stateside, May 1945
Marriage in July 1945 and postwar plans

| May 8, 2012 (2:17)