Interview with William R. Buster, October 1, 1985

Project: American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project

Interview Summary

discusses Camp Tidwirth-- England - life in the barracks-- food-- living conditions; duties as a battalion commander-- daily life -marching-- training-- loading ships-- equipment-- training with a Canadian field artillery unit; air raids on London - blackouts; preparations for Normandy Invasion - training-- voyage across the English Channel-- role of Buster's unit on D-Day-- landing on Omaha Beach-- impressions of beach area-- attack by German airplanes-- relations with the French-- preparations for breakout.

Interview Accession

1985oh215_ww034

Interviewee Name

William R. Buster

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1985-10-01

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Buster, William R. Interview by William J. Marshall. 01 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Buster, W.R. (1985, October 01). Interview by W. J. Marshall. American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Buster, William R., interview by William J. Marshall. October 01, 1985, American Veterans: World War Two Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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