Ralph King landed in Scotland on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as a paratrooper replacement for the 101st Airborne that jumped into Normandy. He went on to serve in the Korean War. Then he tried something new. He joined the Special Forces.
Armand Sedgeley was just a 22 year bombardier on a B-17 bomber during WWII. On a mission near Verona, Italy Sedgeley’s life changed forever when his B-17 came under attack.
Interview with World War II veteran Andre Chappaz, 1885th Engineer Battalion, born to French parents in the United States.
Interview with Dan McBride, 101st Airborne, veteran of multiple WW II battles.
Interview with John Schaffner of the 106th Infantry Division.
Interview with Dean Ladd, the oldest living Marine.
Interview with Orson Swindle. Swindle was a naval aviator with the USMC and a POW in Vietnam. He shared a cell with John McCain.
Dick Klein is a WWII veteran. He served in the 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne, PIR (Paratrooper Infantry Regiment).
Richard “Dick” Manchester. Served in the 87th Infantry Division. This is the second part of Manchester’s interview. In today’s show, he discusses Koblenz and crossing the Rheine.
Richard “Dick” Manchester. Served in the 87th Infantry Division. Present at the Battle of the Bulge and the Siegfried Line.