Clyde Baker

Wounded the first time at Anzio, Clyde Baker was wounded a second time on Christmas Eve, 1944, and then captured the next day, Christmas, near Manhay, Belgium. POW in Stalags 18A and...

Bob Adler

I am Bob Adler, POW #3931.  Shot down 4/18/44 – arrived at Stalag Luft 3 late April 1944. We were the first ones  in the west compound, except for the cadre there to indoctrinate us. I ended up as producer for the theater, although an intelligence major was...

Landon Chilcutt

I was a member of B Company, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. When we left Jefferson Barracks, after training at Ft. Benning, Georgia, we were sent to Africa. We were then sent to Italy where I fought at Anzio for 72 days. From there I was...

Harold (Hal) Roth

Born in St. Louis, Hal Roth was a radioman serving with the 26th Battalion Headquarters Company of the “Big Red One,” the 1st Infantry Division, during WWII.  Hal came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944, with the second wave.  If you have ever seen the first...

William O. (Bill) Koeln

Born in St. Louis, Bill Koeln served with the famed 30th Infantry Regiment of the storied 3rd Infantry Division during WWII.  The 19 year old BAR gunner assistant was captured by the Germans on December 17, 1944, when his outnumbered unit was overrun during fierce...