Courage Under Fire|
Personal stories of sacrifice, honor and courage
to Joe Dutra’s granddaughter, Amy and her husband, Jim Dantzler,
association members, along with their friends and families, have a
special DVD available to them. Titled "Courage Under Fire", this
documentary, produced and directed by Jim Dantzler, captures the
moving personal WW II experiences of nearly all of the twenty-one
70th Infantry Division veterans who were on the tour. With photos
provided by the participants along with WW II shots Jim weaves a
moving, emotional story starting with state-side training, the
baptism of combat and the difficult struggle as the Blazers
Bill Trotter’s modest description of his survival of waking up in a
Philippsbourg house, surrounded by Germans, is a classic that should
not be missed. And this is only one of Bill’s remarkable
experiences. Stan Lambert shares his New Year’s Eve ’45 encounter
with the enemy as point man for I/275 as their battalion headed
north out of Philippsbourg. Tom Craig reports on the dramatic
capture of the Mill in Grossblittersdorf. These and many others will
hold your interest during the 90 minute DVD.
As a bonus, the first 100 DVDs include a montage of the 05 European
If you would like to purchase a copy of this exceptionally fine
video documentary, you can order the DVD by contacting Jim Dantzler
firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchase price is $10,
including postage. Anyone who has made the return visit to the old
battle grounds will treasure this addition to their collection.
Those who have heard or read of the experiences of the Blazers will
find this gives them a new and fascinating insight as to what
happened some sixty years ago.
Jim Dantzler has many years experience in graphic and internet
design, video direction and most recently as Senior User Interface
Designer for Amazon.com. He and Amy live in the Seattle, WA area.