Video and Audio Interviews:

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Dale Bowlin (currently offline)
...served with C/883. In this excerpt, he describes the incident in which he was wounded and captured, Feb. 1945.



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Jim Hanson (currently offline)
...(L/274) describes an encounter with the FFI and his introduction to combat in January 1945.



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John Craig (currently offline)
...(F/275) describes the cold of the Vosges and a TOT that saved his unit, Jan. and Feb. 1945.



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Bob Tayek (currently offline)
...(Hq/274) describes where he was when Pearl Harbor was bombed and the "Blues Chasers," the 274th band.



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Harry Williams (currently offline)
...(L/275) describes several incidents around Philippsbourg and Spicheren Heights.



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Buford Matlock (currently offline)
...(M/276) tells how he chose heavy weapons, his first recollection of combat and a decision that perhaps saved his life.



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Bob Hall (currently offline)
...(A/274) describes CP 2, guard duty and how he ended up in A/274.



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John Cathey (currently offline)
...(L/274) describes the action at the Simon Mine near Stiring-Wendel, in which he was wounded and later awarded the DSC. The interview was conducted by Dale Bowlin at the Grand Junction Western Reunion a few years ago. John passed away in July 2006. You can purchase the complete interview on CD (over 2 hours) by sending $12 to Dale Bowlin, 6712 Montana Lane, Vancouver, Washington, 98661.

[Audio only] [Read the Cathey DSC Citation]



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John Simonetti
...(I/276) describes the action at the castle at Forbach to a reporter with the Cleveland Plain Dealer.





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