Interview with Charles P. Roland, August 10, 1987

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

394th Infantry Regiment; 99th Infantry Division; Captain Roland continues his drive into Germany - describes leading battalion across the Ludendorf Bridge - experience with German artillery-- describes marching though Germany - talks about two close calls with death-- mentions Giesa-- (Hunningen?)-- (Aryandorf?)-- Dortmund and Iserlohn-- talks about shelling from friendly fire-- the use of German women in combat-- surrendering of last unit of the (Panzerlehr?) Division-- surrendering of German villages-- German resistance on the Danube-- liberation Moosburg (POW Camp)-- V-E Day

Interview Accession

1987oh133_ww086

Interviewee Name

Charles P. Roland

Interviewer Name

Arthur L. Kelly

Interview Date

1987-08-10

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Roland, Charles P. Interview by Arthur L. Kelly. 10 Aug. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roland, C.P. (1987, August 10). Interview by A. L. Kelly. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Roland, Charles P., interview by Arthur L. Kelly. August 10, 1987, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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